Celebrate Kwanzaa with 'We Stand on Top of the Mountain'
In 'We Stand on Top of the Mountain,' host Jeffrey Yelverton from YourClassical MPR shares music and principles of Kwanzaa to celebrate the holiday. Listen on December 27 and 29.
This Kwanzaa, which runs Dec. 26-Jan. 1, we celebrate African-American culture with composers that have imbued the essence of the Seven Principles in their timeless and joyous music hosted by Jeffrey Yelverton.
Listen on-air and online: Monday, December 27 at 8 PM and and Wednesday, December 29 at 8 PM.
Music from African Suite for String Orchestra
by Fela Sowande
Two Elements: I. Water
by Billy Childs
The American Brass Quintet
by Leonard Brown
eight aspects of appreciation
by Jeffrey Mumford
The Mann Duo: Nicholas Mann, violin; Robert Mann, viola
by Hamza El Din
performed by Kronos Quartet
by Antonio Vivaldi
by Jessie Montgomery
Music for Brass, Sacred and Profane: Invokation
by George Walker
American Brass Quintet
This program was distributed by YourClassical MPR. Find more information and on-demand audio on their website.