William Grant Still

Historic Black Composers

William Grant Still was a 20th century African-American composer. But hundreds of years before he lived, there were other black composers.

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Violin Concerto

Violin Concerto

Philadelphia Gray's Quickstep (on a theme from Bellini's opera La Sonnambula)

Negro Dance

Symphony #1 in e minor

Troubled Water

Address for Orchestra

Hiawatha's Wedding Feast

Lift Every Voice and Sing (arr. William Grant Still)