From the Archives - Musical heritage and connections
Two composers — one American and one Nigerian American — explore their African heritage through orchestral music. Each finds connections and expressions that are authentic and artistic. There’s even a Kansas City connection with one of the composers!
Compositions and Recordings
Negro Folk Symphony
by William Levi Dawson
Neeme Järvi and the Detroit Symphony
by Fela Sowande
Mario Bernardi and the CBC Vancouver Orchestra