Individual Pieces

a collection of compositions organized by title.


“And They Lynched Him on a Tree” (1940)

Still, William Grant (composer)

Lucia Bradford, contralto, Lawrence Craig, narrator, the Brooklyn Ecumenical Choir, Chorus of Mourners, Ad hoc chorus, Lynch Mob and the Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra

Thomas Cunningham, conductor

Courtney Carey, chorus master

"Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray" (1917)

Burleigh, Harry T. (composer)

Marti Newland, soprano, and the Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra

Arranged by Dr. Thomas Cunningham

“Deep River” (1913)

Burleigh, Harry T. (composer)

Omar Bowey, tenor

Accompanied by Kamel Boutros

“Deep River” (1917)

Burleigh, Harry T. (arranger)

Jonathan Green, baritone

Erik Carlson, piano

"Four Novelletten, Op. 52" (1903)

Coleridge-Taylor, S. (composer)

Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra conducted by Dr. Thomas Cunningham

"From the Southland" (1910)

Burleigh, Harry T. (composer)

Roy Jennings, pianist

Eddie Pleasant, orator

“Go Down, Moses” (1919)

Burleigh, Harry T. (composer)

Steven Kirby, baritone

Accompanied by Kamel Boutros

"Hiawatha's Vision" from the Haiwatha's Departure of the Hiawatha Trilogy (1898-1900)

Coleridge-Taylor, S. (composer)

Sidney Outlaw, baritone, and the Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra

Arranged by Dr. Thomas Cunningham

“Her Eyes Twin Pools” (1915)

Burleigh, Harry T. (composer)

Omar Bowey, tenor

Accompanied by Kamel Boutros

"I Got a Home in a-dat Rock” (1926)

Burleigh, Harry T. (composer)

Marti Newland, soprano

Accompanied by Kamel Boutros

“Jean” (1903)

Burleigh, Harry T. (composer)

Amanda Finch, mezzo-soprano

Accompanied by Alex Nguyen

"Largo," Symphony No. 9 "From the New World" (1893)

Dvorak, Antonin (composer)

Lawrence Craig, baritone, and the Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra

Thomas Cunningham, conductor

"Lovely Dark and Lonely One" (1935)

Burleigh, Harry T. (composer)

Marti Newland, soprano

Accompanied by Kamel Boutros

“My Lord, What a Mornin’” (1918)

Burleigh, Harry T. (composer)

“Ezekiel Saw de Wheel” (1942)

Dawson, William Levi (composer)

The Concert Chorale, Courtney’s Stars of Tomorrow

Courtney Carey, conductor

"O Ye That Love The Lord" (1892)

Coleridge-Taylor, S. (composer)

Marti Newland, Lucia Bradford, Chauncey Packer, Sidney Outlaw, Edward Pleasant, Roy Jennings and the Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra

Arrangement of spirituals from Harry T. Burleigh's 1929 "Old Songs Hymnal”

Burleigh, Harry T. (composer)

Artis Wodehouse, arranger and organist

"Onaway! Awake, Beloved!" from the Haiwatha's Wedding Feast of the Hiawatha Trilogy (1898-1900)

Coleridge-Taylor, S. (composer)

Chauncey Packer, tenor, and the Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra

Arranged by Dr. Thomas Cunningham

“One Year 1914-1915” (1916)

Burleigh, Harry T. (composer)

Steven Kirby, baritone

Accompanied by Kamel Boutros

“Scandalize My Name” (1921)

Burleigh, Harry T. (composer)

Amanda Finch, mezzo-soprano

Accompanied by Alex Nguyen

"The Glory of the Day Was In Her Face” (1915)

Burleigh, Harry T. (composer)

Marti Newland, soprano, and the Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra

Arranged by Briana Daniels

“The Palms” (1872)

Faure, Jean-Baptist (composer)

Jonathan Green, baritone

Erik Carlson, piano

“Were You There” (1917)

Burleigh, Harry T. (composer)

Lucia Bradford, mezzo-soprano, and the Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra

Arranged by Dr. Thomas Cunningham

“Your Eyes So Deep” (1915)

Burleigh, Harry T. (composer)

Lucia Bradford, mezzo-soprano, and the Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra

Arranged by Dr. Thomas Cunningham