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William Grant Still
Black Composers of Classical Music
William Grant Still was a 20th century African-American composer. But hundreds of years before he lived, there were other black composers. And there are black composers of classical music alive today.
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The Music of Freedom
The songs that helped the slaves escape to the north, as well as others that celebrate freedom.
1. Which of the following composers was NOT an Afro-American?
Chevalier de Saint-Georges
2.Samuel Coleridge-Taylor is most famous for a piece inspired by the poem
Ode to a Grecian Urn
3. What famous dance tune was written by James P. Johnson?
Maple Leaf Rag
Dance of the Reed Pipes
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