Lilacs – Music of George Walker

Lilacs – Music of George Walker
Catalog number: 274

Tracks:

> 01 Tangents for Chamber Orchestra
comp: George Walker
> 02 Lilacs for Voice and Orchestra - Mvt. 1
comp: George Walker
> 03 Lilacs for Voice and Orchestra - Mvt. 2
> 04 Lilacs for Voice and Orchestra - Mvt. 3
> 05 Lilacs for Voice and Orchestra - Mvt. 4
> 06 Wind Set for Woodwind Quintet - Mvt. 1. Quarter=6
comp: George Walker
> 07 Wind Set for Woodwind Quintet - Mvt. 2. Eigth=72
> 08 Sonata for Violin and Piano, No. 2 - Mvt. 1. Eigth=60
comp: George Walker
> 09 Sonata for Violin and Piano, No. 2 - Mvt. 2. Quarter=69
> 10 Sonata for Violin and Piano, No. 2 - Mvt. 3. Quarter=50
> 11 String Quartet No. 2 - Mvt. 1. Lento
comp: George Walker
> 12 String Quartet No. 2 - Mvt. 2. Allegro Assai
> 13 String Quartet No. 2 - Mvt. 3. Andante
> 14 String Quartet No. 2 - Mvt. 4. Adagio

George Walker -The first black composer to win the Pulitzer Prize in Music (for Lilacs). A 2000 inductee into the American Classical Music Hall of Fame.

Lilacs for Voice and Orchestra was premiered by the Boston Symphony with Faye Robinson in 1996. This is the first commercial recording.

A PBS NewsHour interview transcript


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