is certainly dramatic and, in places, lively with some colourful orchestration, brought out well by David Hill, conducting the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus.
As befits a requiem the tone is sombre, with the gentle, almost Gregorian style something of a shock after the theatrics of Coleridge-Taylor
, who died in 1912 aged just 37, was the son of a Sierra Leone doctor and a British mother.
There are also original scores and transcriptions by such Sousa contemporaries as Arthur Foote, Henry Hadley, George Chadwick, and Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
, and by earlier composers, including Stephen Foster.
Henderson: A Johns Hopkins Partnership School, The Historic Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Elementary, Harford Heights Elementary, Morrell Park Elementary/Middle, and Windsor Hills Elementary/Middle schools.
The line-up of composers represented includes the reasonably well-known (Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
, William Grant Still), but there are many less familiar: Margaret Bonds, Undine Smith Moore, Betty Jackson King, Julia Perry and Florence Price - not only black composers, but women as well.
There is also Britain's first black professional footballer, Arthur Wharton, Sara Bonetta, Queen Victoria's god-daughter and com-poser Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
could not have been a friend of Beethoven's as the composer died in 1827 and Coleridge-Taylor
was not born until 1875 (Page 20, October 2).
This complicated, long-drawn-out biography introduces features of special interest to me, for example Ransom's support of Paul Laurence Dunbar and the black British composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
(evidently at least a nominal take-off on the name of a well-known Romantic, Samuel Taylor Coleridge).
2 for Strings" (1996) by Coleridge-Taylor
7 is celebrating by airing a special one-hour salute to African-English composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
the world's largest higher education network, today built and donated a playground at The Historic Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Elementary School in Baltimore.