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Columbia College Chicago
New Black Music Repertory Ensemble, October 2004, Harris Theater

New Black Music Repertory Ensemble, October 2004, Harris Theater

Center for Black Music Research
Columbia College Chicago

Toque Eléggua/Toque Changó Traditional Afro-Cuban Chant
Berimbau (1962) Baden Powell and Vinícius de Moraes
Xiomara Cuban son, as arranged by Jesus "Chucho" Valdés for Irakere
La Otra Clave (commissioned 2004, world premiere) T. S. Galloway (b. 1946)
King Porter Stomp (c. 1905) Jelly Roll Morton (1890)
as performed by Gil Evans, 1958
Regina caeli laetare (1551) Vicente Lusitano (c. 1522–after 1561)
Dies sanctificatus (1793) José Maurício Nuñes Garcia (1767-1830)
with Ars Musica Chicago
Blue/s Forms (1972) Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson (1932-2004)
Plain Blue/s
Just Blue/s
Jettin Blue/s
I've Got a Song (Can't Nobody Sing but Me) Anthony Heilbut
as recorded by Gladys Beamon Gregory (1993)
Confidential God Attributed to Ira Tucker
as recorded by Rev. Sammy Patterson

Intermission

Spirit of the U.S. Navy (1925) Alton Augustus Adams (1889-1987)
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Concerto in F-sharp minor for Violin and Orchestra (1867) Joseph White (1836-1918)
(José White y Fitte)
Adagio ma non troppo
Allegro moderato
Sinfonietta no. 1 (1954/55) Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson (1932-2004)
Allegro
Largo
Allegro furioso
Songs of Separation (1949) William Grant Still (1895-1978)
Idolatry
Poème
Parted
If You Should Go
A Black Pierrot
Classic Ellington Arranged, orchestrated, and adapted by Luther Henderson (1918-2003)
That Doo-Wah Thing (It Don't Mean a Thing)Duke Ellington (1899-1974)
Come SundayDuke Ellington
Things Ain't What They Used to BeMercer Ellington (1919-1996)