MUSIC: Sun Jan 14 – Adam Kent

This Sunday’s piano selections feature the music of composers of African descent from various time periods in a variety of styles. Read on for programming details and stay tuned for spoken introductions.

Gathering Music:
Adam Kent, piano

“Take Me Back”
from Appalachia ~ John W. Work III

“The Angels Changed My Name”
~ African-American Spiritual, arr. Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

Take Nabandgi
~ Southeast African arr. by Coleridge-Taylor

The Bamboula
~ Caribbean, arr. Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

He’s Got the Whole World In His Hands*
~ Traditional African-American
*Feel free to swap out for the pronoun of your choice.

“Troubled Waters”
Based on the Spiritual “Wade in the Water” in a fantasy ~ Margaret Bonds

“The Monk” ~ Valerie Capers