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Classical Music Recordings of Black Composers: A Reference Guide

At the Classical Music Recordings of Black Composers web site, you will find a variety of information including a comprehensive Black composer discography. It will ease the search for specific recorded works by these composers. In an effort to increase awareness, this web site has being undertaken to unveil and to acknowledge black composers and their creative output within the rich tapestry of classical music.

The 800+ listed works are primarily instrumental, ranging in format from solo to orchestral. This reference guide also includes the recording label and the catalog identification number.

Overall, more than four hundred classical music composers of African heritage have been identified. Recorded offerings, therefore, represent only a small subset of this total creative output.

Posted by Tiffeni Fontno on August 14, 2006 01:55 PM
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