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Reimagining traditions with Shawn E. Okpebholo

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Composer Shawn E. Okpebholo.

From hymns and spirituals to familiar folk melodies, explore works that are new arrangements and compositions based on old traditions.

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Hosts
Sascha Groschang
Laurel Parks

Guest
Shawn E. Okpebholo

Program
Two Black Churches
No. I - Ballad of Birmingham
No. II The Rain
by Shawn E. Okpebholo
Will Liverman - baritone, Paul Sanchez - piano

I've Never Felst Such Love - What Wonderous Love is This
by Shawn E. Okpebholo
Will Liverman - baritone, Paul Sanchez - piano

Children's Dance
by Gabriela Lena Frank
Claremont Trio

Serenata
by Gabriela Lena Frank
Claremont Trio

Just As I Am - Gymnopedie, No. 1
by Erik Satie - Mark Hayes
Mark Hayes - piano

Four American Folk Songs
II. All the Pretty Little Horses
III. Poor Wayfaring Stranger
by Frank Ferko
Christopher Watson with the Choir of Trinity College, Melbourne

Sascha Groschang is a host for Sound Currents on 91.9 Classical KC.
Laurel Parks is a host for Sound Currents on 91.9 Classical KC.
Sam Wisman is a Producer for 91.9 Classical KC. Email him at samwisman@classicalkc.org.
Brooke Knoll is the digital audience specialist and on-air host for Classical KC. You can reach her at brooke@classicalkc.org.