Music in the Making

Spirituals, Folk Songs, And Hip-Hop

We finish our celebration of Black History Month with classic compositions by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and more recent works by Daniel Bernard Roumain.

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Daniel Bernard Roumain. Photo by Julietta Cervantes, courtesy of Mr. Roumain’s website.

Enjoy an hour of performances from the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston and the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University.

Music in this episode:

Daniel Bernard Roumain: “Hip-Hop Study No. 16”

Performed by violinist Ingrid Hunter and percussionists Leah Cables and Duke Hunter on April 14th, 2014 at the Moores Opera House.

Harry T. Burleigh “I Got a Home in-a-Dat Rock” and “Go Down Moses”

Performed by baritone Timothy Jones and pianist Timothy Hester on June 17th, 2008 in the Moores Opera House.

Daniel Bernard Roumain: “Hip Hop Study No. 5”

Performed by clarinetist Kerry Bird and percussionist Leah Cables on April 14th, 2004 at the Moores Opera House.

Desmond Ikegwuonu “N’ima Okqute”

Performed by flutist Caity Piccini, cellist Bryant Beauchamp and pianist Su Han Ho on February 18th, 2013 in the Moores Opera House.

Daniel Bernard Roumain – Hip Hop Study No. 9

Performed by flutist Becca Poole and percussionist Leah Cables on April 14th, 2014 at the Moores Opera House.

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor – 3 Selections from 24 Negro Melodies

Performed by pianist Nancy Weems on October 5th, 2012 at the Moores Opera House.

Daniel Bernard Roumain – Hip Hop Study No. 22

Performed by cellist Sonya Matoussova and percussionist Leah Cables on April 14th, 2014 in the Moores Opera House.

This episode originally aired Sunday, February 22, 2015. Catch Music in the Making every Sunday at 7pm on Classical 91.7.

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