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Scott Joplin:

Black Composers of Classical Music

Music by composers with all kinds of hyphens to their African heritage: African-French, French-Cuban, African-English, and African-American.

Music heard in this episode:

Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Violin Concerto
Joseph White: Violin Concerto
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Hiawatha
Fela Sowande: African Suite
William Grant Still: Afro-American Symphony
Adolphus Hailstork: Symphony No. 1
James Kimo Williams: Fanfare for Life
James P. Johnson: Charleston
Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag

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This Week's Quiz

The Chevalier de Saint-Georges was famous for his music and what sport?

 Soccer

 Tennis

 Basketball

 Croquet

 Fencing

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor is most famous for a piece of music inspired by what poet?

 Alfred Tennyson

 Ralph Waldo Emerson

 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 Emily Dickinson

 Robert Frost

Who is the Dean of Afro- American composers?

 William Grant Still

 Scott Joplin

 Adolphus Hailstork

 Fela Sowande

 Eubie Blake

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Scott Joplin:

Black Composers of Classical Music

Music by composers with all kinds of hyphens to their African heritage: African-French, French-Cuban, African-English, and African-American.

Music heard in this episode:

Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Violin Concerto
Joseph White: Violin Concerto
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Hiawatha
Fela Sowande: African Suite
William Grant Still: Afro-American Symphony
Adolphus Hailstork: Symphony No. 1
James Kimo Williams: Fanfare for Life
James P. Johnson: Charleston
Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag

More shows about Scott Joplin

About Scott Joplin
Ragtime Music
Classical Music and the Movies

Learn more about Scott Joplin

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

The Chevalier de Saint-Georges was famous for his music and what sport?

 Soccer

 Tennis

 Basketball

 Croquet

 Fencing

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor is most famous for a piece of music inspired by what poet?

 Alfred Tennyson

 Ralph Waldo Emerson

 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 Emily Dickinson

 Robert Frost

Who is the Dean of Afro- American composers?

 William Grant Still

 Scott Joplin

 Adolphus Hailstork

 Fela Sowande

 Eubie Blake

 

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