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Thursday 29 October 2020, 8.00pm



What Comes Over the Sea: The Legacy of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Harry T Burleigh
Art Songs by Black British, African-American and Caribbean Composers

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor What Comes Over the Sea
Harry T Burleigh His Helmet’s Blaze; I Hear His Footsteps; Deep River
Avril Coleridge-Taylor Winds
Florence Price Night
Margaret Bonds Minstrel Man
Undine Smith Moore Love Let the Wind Cry
H Leslie Adams For You There Is No Song
Shirley Thompson New Day
Richard Thompson Sweet Lass in the Well
Nailah Nombeko The Garden of Love
Errollyn Wallen Peace on Earth

Singers from the RNCM School of Vocal Studies and Opera

Closing Discussion: Black Music Matters

Michelle Phillips presents this programme exploring the legacy of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Harry T Burleigh, curated by RNCM vocal tutor Michael Harper.

To close the show, Michelle talks to RNCM students about the importance of representation in classical music programming. Let us know what you think by joining in the conversation on social media using the hashtag #livefromtherncm

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Thursday 29 October 2020, 8.00pm