Morning Glories: Black History Month

February 18, 2013

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Every weekday morning at 10 a.m., the hosts at Classical MPR play a stand-out work based on the theme for the week. We call them Morning Glories.

February is Black History Month, and this week on Morning Glories, we'll celebrate with pieces from five great black composers.

Monday

William Grant Still: Symphony No. 1 "Afro-American"

Tuesday

Chevalier de St. — Georges: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 3, no. 1

Wednesday

José (Joseph) White: Violin Concerto in f#

Thursday

Florence Price: Symphony in e

Friday

Valerie Coleman: Concerto for Wind Quintet

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