AACI Compositions Performed

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Leslie Adams: For You There Is No Song
Anthology:Anthology of Art Songs by Black American Composers, compiled by Willis C. Patterson
Instrumentation:vocal
Lyricist:Edna St. Vincent Millay
Publisher:Edward B. Marks Music Company, distributed by Hal Leonard
Year performed by AACI:2010
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyCCy7Vhw60
Regina Baiocchi: Azuretta
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:self-published
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTjgaUeeiwI
Regina Baiocchi: Hold Out for Joy
Instrumentation:soprano, piano
Publisher:self-published
Year performed by AACI:2014
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXVTnRmHpGs
Margaret Bonds: He's Got the Whole World in His Hands
Anthology:Art Songs and Spirituals by African-American Women Composers, Vivian Taylor, editor
Instrumentation:vocal
Publisher:Hildegard Publishing Company
Year performed by AACI:2012
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LSXbyE5q9nE
Margaret Bonds: Lord, I Just Can't Keep from Cryin'
Anthology:Art Songs and Spirituals by African-American Women Composers, Vivian Taylor, editor
Instrumentation:vocal
Publisher:Hildegard Publishing Company
Year performed by AACI:2010
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uG3AwZYBNA
Margaret Bonds: Minstrel Man
Anthology:Art Songs and Spirituals by African-American Women Composers, Vivian Taylor, editor
also in Anthology of Art Songs by Black American Composers, compiled by Willis C. Patterson
Instrumentation:vocal
Lyricist:Langston Hughes
Publisher:Edward B. Marks Music Company, distributed by Hal Leonard
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Of0qNXmgjJU
Margaret Bonds: Troubled Water
Anthology:Troubled Water
Black Women Composers: A Century of Piano Music (1893-1990), Helen Walker-Hill, Editor
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Hildegard Publishing Company
Year performed by AACI:2010
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6GcZe1QtIro
Margaret Bonds: You Can Tell the World
Instrumentation:soprano, piano
Publisher:Mutual Music Society, New York
Year performed by AACI:2014
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1bpWLsiKRA
Charles Brown: A Song Without Words
Anthology:Anthology of Art Songs by Black American Composers, compiled by Willis C. Patterson
Instrumentation:vocal
Publisher:Edward B. Marks Music Company, distributed by Hal Leonard
Year performed by AACI:2010
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l83_Y2EgszY
Valerie Capers: Autumn
Anthology:Song of the Seasons
Instrumentation:vocal
Lyricist:Valerie Capers
Publisher:ValerieCapers.com
Year performed by AACI:2012
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4zYZLLiaoA
Valerie Capers: Billie's Song
Instrumentation:vocal
Lyricist:LaDoris Cordell
Publisher:ValerieCapers.com
Year performed by AACI:2012
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzRkKmtgMHw
Further information:2012: "Billie's Song" composed for piano solo, text by LaDoris Cordell, arranged for voice, piano, and bass by Valerie Capers
Valerie Capers: Billie's Song
Anthology:Portraits in Jazz
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Year performed by AACI:2010
2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdyeo8QCQMo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-EW3396itw
Further information:2010/11: "Billie's Song" (Billie Holliday) - text added and piano solo adapted for voice and piano by LaDoris Cordell, with permission of the composer, words by LaDoris Cordell
Valerie Capers: Bird Alone
Instrumentation:vocal
Lyricist:Abbey Lincoln
Publisher:ValerieCapers.com
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZdKj3MsyM8
Valerie Capers: Bird Alone
Instrumentation:vocal
Lyricist:Abbey Lincoln
Publisher:Valerie Capers
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZdKj3MsyM8
Valerie Capers: Blue Bird
Anthology:Portraits in Jazz
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yesf7sXD_QA
Further information:Instrumental and vocal parts added by Josephine Gandolfi with the permission of the composer
Valerie Capers: Blues for the Duke
Anthology:Portraits in Jazz
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Year performed by AACI:2012
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEHOwUYOVKs
Further information:Vocal parts added by Josephine Gandolfi to the original solo piano version
Valerie Capers: Bossa Brazilia
Anthology:Portraits in Jazz
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etGoeW7prfE
Further information:Instrumental and vocal parts added by Josephine Gandolfi with the permission of the composer
Valerie Capers: Brotherhood Begins With You and Me from "In Praise of Freedom"
Instrumentation:choral
Publisher:ValerieCapers.com
Year performed by AACI:2012
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Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmGd08BxKAQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUnCXl1M3bQ
Valerie Capers: Cool-Trane
Anthology:Portraits in Jazz
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejF1kNoBUbI
Further information:Arranged for 4-hands by Josephine Gandolfi with the permission of the composer
Valerie Capers: Ella Scats The Lamb
Anthology:Portraits in Jazz
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Year performed by AACI:2011
2013
2015
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJ7glMEsFSQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83qn1XydAYU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0F9Ry34fQ8
Further information:Instrumental and vocal parts added by Josephine Gandolfi with the permission of the composer
Valerie Capers: Fanfare: Let Us Sing from "In Praise of Freedom"
Instrumentation:ensemble
Lyricist:Valerie Capers
Publisher:Valerie Capers.com
Year performed by AACI:2015
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-IkjWMCQfs
Valerie Capers: Hold On, Keep Your Eyes on the Prize
Instrumentation:ensemble
Lyricist:traditional/Capers
Publisher:self-published
Year performed by AACI:2015
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6G2usWLIpvo
Further information:traditional spiritual and freedom song, arranged for AACI by Valerie Capers
Valerie Capers: Introduction: The Preamble to the Constitution from "In Praise of Freedom"
Instrumentation:ensemble
Publisher:Valerie Capers.com
Year performed by AACI:2015
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-IkjWMCQfs
Valerie Capers: Let Freedom Ring, from "In Praise of Freedom"
Instrumentation:ensemble
Publisher:Valerie Capers.com
Year performed by AACI:2014
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIisB63xPnI
Valerie Capers: Rainbow
Instrumentation:vocal
Lyricist:Abbey Lincoln
Publisher:ValerieCapers.com
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atKSdfzTTr4
Valerie Capers: Ruby -- Postlude -- Change
Instrumentation:ensemble
Publisher:Valerie Capers.com
Year performed by AACI:2014
Video:youtu.be/88tKd6mBcOU
Valerie Capers: Ruby -- Tableau 1 -- Lullaby
Instrumentation:ensemble
Publisher:Valerie Capers.com
Year performed by AACI:2014
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UreuhKbBHtU
Valerie Capers: Ruby -- Tableau 2 -- Mardi Gras
Instrumentation:ensemble
Publisher:Valerie Capers.com
Year performed by AACI:2014
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qc9xbAMl9R8
Valerie Capers: Ruby -- Tableau 3 -- Where are all the children?
Instrumentation:ensemble
Publisher:Valerie Capers.com
Year performed by AACI:2014
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbtuMddFBms
Valerie Capers: Ruby -- Tableau 4 -- Reflections
Instrumentation:ensemble
Publisher:Valerie Capers.com
Year performed by AACI:2014
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkH-RESi-zE
Valerie Capers: Spring
Anthology:Song of the Seasons
Instrumentation:vocal
Lyricist:Valerie Capers
Publisher:ValerieCapers.com
Year performed by AACI:2012
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDMi9L4Lbyo
Valerie Capers: Summer
Anthology:Song of the Seasons
Instrumentation:vocal
Lyricist:Valerie Capers
Publisher:ValerieCapers.com
Year performed by AACI:2012
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=liCwt1bB4Rg
Valerie Capers: The Monk
Anthology:Portraits in Jazz
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHdxR_SsY7A
Further information:Arranged for 4-hands by Josephine Gandolfi with the permission of the composer
Valerie Capers: Waltz for Miles
Anthology:Portraits in Jazz
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TLNre_q9fE
Further information:Clarinet part added by Josephine Gandolfi with the permission of the composer. Vocal part added by LaDoris Cordell.
Valerie Capers: Winter
Anthology:Song of the Seasons
Instrumentation:vocal
Lyricist:Valerie Capers
Publisher:ValerieCapers.com
Year performed by AACI:2012
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AU23Xow6iG4
Des'ree & Ingram: You Gotta Be
Instrumentation:ensemble
Year performed by AACI:2015
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0-Mnf_DhAM
Thomas A. Dorsey: Precious Lord
Instrumentation:recorder, piano, percussion
Publisher:arrangement by Valerie Capers
Year performed by AACI:2014
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZUCqmqXeqM
Duke Ellington: I'm Beginning to See the Light
Instrumentation:vocal, piano, bass, percussion, violin, cello
Publisher:arrangement by Valerie Capers
Year performed by AACI:2014
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IqQHA7PjtSs
Further information:arranged by Valerie Capers
Dizzy Gillespie: Night in Tunisia
Instrumentation:jazz ensemble
Year performed by AACI:2015
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-kB6VbNWE2I
Further information:arranged by Valerie Capers
William Grant Still: Camp Meeting': Walk Together Chillun
Anthology:William Grant Still. Twelve Negro Spirituals
Instrumentation:soprano, piano
Publisher:Handy Brothers Music. Co., Inc.
Year performed by AACI:2015
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThyJnhk653w
William Grant Still: Get on Board
Anthology:Spiritual Medley
Instrumentation:piano, violin, cello, clarinet, bassoon
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2015
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHQ0hAKSFaM
Further information:adapted from woodwind quintet with piano by Josephine Gandolfi
William Grant Still: Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen
Anthology:Spiritual Medley
Instrumentation:piano, violin, cello, clarinet, bassoon
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2015
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqdREle6WiY
Further information:adapted from woodwind quintet with piano by Josephine Gandolfi
William Grant Still: Wade in the Water
Anthology:""Little Folk Suite No. 3""
Instrumentation:piano, violin, cello, clarinet, bassoon
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2015
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuCOqDJHG7Y
Further information:adapted from string quartet by Josephine Gandolfi
Jacqueline B. Hairston: Guide My Feet
Anthology:The New Negro Spiritual, compiled and edited by Willis C. Patterson
Instrumentation:vocal
Publisher:Willis C. Patterson
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lB5g7lqslQ
Jacqueline B. Hairston: This Little Light of Mine
Anthology:The New Negro Spiritual, compiled and edited by Willis C. Patterson
Instrumentation:vocal
Publisher:Willis C. Patterson
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFKoGAQO_bI
Billie Holiday: God Bless the Child
Instrumentation:vocal
Lyricist:Arthur Herzog
Publisher:Edward B. Marks Music Corporation
Year performed by AACI:2010
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33W8En0hM_U
Betty Jackson King: Autumn Dance
Anthology:Four Seasonal Sketches
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Jacksonian Press, Inc.
Year performed by AACI:2012
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjMoblR7s1g
Betty Jackson King: In the Springtime (Shakespeare)
Anthology:Art Songs and Spirituals by African-American Women Composers, Vivian Taylor, editor
Instrumentation:vocal
Publisher:Hildegard Publishing Company
Jacksonian Press, inc
Year performed by AACI:2010
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aft8gHLzneg
Betty Jackson King: It's Me O Lord
Anthology:Art Songs and Spirituals by African-American Women Composers, Vivian Taylor, editor
Instrumentation:vocal
Publisher:Hildegard Publishing Company
Jacksonian Press, inc
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UIhpM4CzjWQ
Betty Jackson King: Nobody Knows the Trouble I See
Instrumentation:vocal
Publisher:Hildegard Publishing Company
Jacksonian Press, inc
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCWfBPulTPQ
Betty Jackson King: Spring Intermezzo
Anthology:Four Seasonal Sketches
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Jacksonian Press, Inc.
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pw0QnYxsdL8
Further information:Arranged as four-hands piano duet by Josephine Gandolfi. Spring Intermezzo also in Black Women Composers: A Century of Piano Music (1893-1990), Helen Walker-Hill, Editor, Hildegard Publishing Company
Betty Jackson King: Summer Interlude
Anthology:Four Seasonal Sketches
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Jacksonian Press, Inc.
Year performed by AACI:2012
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgxiDtzh2_U
Betty Jackson King: Way By an'By
Instrumentation:vocal
Publisher:Hildegard Publishing Company
Jacksonian Press, inc
Year performed by AACI:2012
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbGmwBL79EY
Betty Jackson King: Winter Holiday
Anthology:Four Seasonal Sketches
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Jacksonian Press, Inc.
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Khvj73Y9r4Y
Further information:Arranged as four-hands piano duet by Josephine Gandolfi
Antonio Carlos Jobin: One Note Samba
Instrumentation:piano, bass, percussion
Publisher:arrangement by Valerie Capers
Year performed by AACI:2014
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kl7usX7Cpk0
The Brothers Johnson: Tomorrow
Instrumentation:choir, piano
Lyricist:Siedah Garrett
Year performed by AACI:2014
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHFgvOL3_x4
Abbey Lincoln: Bird Alone
Instrumentation:vocal, chamber ensemble
Lyricist:Abbey Lincoln
Publisher:arrangement by Valerie Capers
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHAkMS2_AO0
Further information:arr. by Valerie Capers for jazz trio, voice, with violin and cello obbligato
Melba Liston: Rainbow
Instrumentation:chamber ensemble
Lyricist:Abbey Lincoln
Publisher:arrangement by Valerie Capers
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-qwwiwGFHA
Further information:arranged by Valerie Capers for jazz trio and vocalist
Charles Lloyd, Jr.: Compensation
Anthology:Anthology of Art Songs by Black American Composers, compiled by Willis C. Patterson
Instrumentation:vocal
Lyricist:Paul Lawrence Dunbar
Publisher:Edward B. Marks Music Company, distributed by Hal Leonard
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmJLavuIdWs
Joshua McGhee: Ballad
Anthology:Variations on an African American Spiritual (for piano trio)
available from the composer:
Instrumentation:chamber ensemble
Publisher:self-published
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YoOCyygyCo
Further information:for piano trio
Joshua McGhee: Elegy for a Child
Instrumentation:chamber ensemble
Publisher:available from the composer
Year performed by AACI:2014
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWYlAiO4wow&feature=youtu.be
Joshua McGhee: Nocturne
Anthology:Variations on an African American Spiritual (for piano trio)
available from the composer:
Instrumentation:chamber ensemble
Publisher:self-published
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56meprx1ijE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQ0rEGKpxkA
Further information:for piano trio
Joshua McGhee: Prelude
Anthology:Variations on an African American Spiritual (for piano trio)
available from the composer:
Instrumentation:chamber ensemble
Publisher:self-published
Year performed by AACI:2012
2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3QhYrqL7dE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAsnreo116o
Further information:for piano trio
Joshua McGhee: Spiritual Piece (folk song)
Anthology:Variations on an African American Spiritual (for piano trio)
available from the composer:
Instrumentation:chamber ensemble
Publisher:self-published
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vLQ-voycOg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvLVxaBPmvw
Further information:for piano trio
Joshua McGhee: The Color of Love
Instrumentation:piano, violin, 2 cellos
Publisher:self-published
Year performed by AACI:2015
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUCE3OtsL0c
Joshua McGhee: Where Freedom Rings
Instrumentation:vocal, chamber ensemble
Publisher:available from the composer: eagle4619@gmail.com
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOST73wJUV0
Lena McLin: A Summer Day
Anthology:Black Women Composers, A Century of Piano Music (1893-1990)
Instrumentation:piano
Publisher:Hildegard Publishing Company
Year performed by AACI:2015
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7xeWZ_9ykA
Lena McLin: He Had a Dream from "Free at Last! A Portrait of Dr. Martin Luther Kind, Jr."
Anthology:Lena McLin, Songs for Voice and Piano
Instrumentation:soprano, piano
Lyricist:Manuel McLin
Publisher:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Year performed by AACI:2015
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYIq7AlFEwE
Lena McLin: Wait Till I Put On My Crown
Anthology:Lena McLin, Songs for Voice and Piano
Instrumentation:vocal
Publisher:Neil A. Kjos Company
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsqcoRO97yI
Zenobia Powell Perry: De Angels Done Bowed Down
Instrumentation:vocal
Publisher:manuscript only
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-sDy6yVOyA
Zenobia Powell Perry: Flight
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:available from Jeannie Pool at Jaygayle Music
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjzx7emm5QE
Zenobia Powell Perry: Homage: To William Levi Dawson
Anthology:Homage: To William Levi Dawson
Black Women Composers: A Century of Piano Music (1893-1990), Helen Walker-Hill, Editor
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Hildegard Publishing Company
Year performed by AACI:2012
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-2zzobcvH4
Further information:Work is based on "I've Been 'Buked and I've Been Scorned"
Zenobia Powell Perry: Sunset
Instrumentation:vocal
Lyricist:Paul Lawrence Dunbar
Publisher:manuscript only
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8YIKzzohNU
Zenobia Powell Perry: Up Over My Head I See Freedom in the Air, aria from the opera Tawawa House
Instrumentation:soprano, mezzo-soprano, alto, piano
Publisher:Jaygayle Music
Year performed by AACI:2015
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaZ47asJeIA
Florence Price: I'm Workin' on my Buildin'
Instrumentation:soprano, piano
Publisher:Handy Brothers Music Company, New York
Year performed by AACI:2014
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iw6BkoGuj8U
Florence Price: Nimble Feet (Dances in the Canebrakes)
Anthology:Piano Music of Africa and the African Diaspora, Volume 3, Compiled and Edited by William H. Chapman Nyaho
Instrumentation:piano
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Year performed by AACI:2014
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oI7S5O0NYtY&feature=youtu.be
Florence B. Price: Fantasie Negre
Anthology:Fantasie Negre
Black Women Composers: A Century of Piano Music (1893-1990), Helen Walker-Hill, Editor
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Hildegard Publishing Company
Year performed by AACI:2012
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBYDRNqTcgQ
Further information:Arranged as four-hands piano duet by Josephine Gandolfi
work is based on "Sinner, Please Don't Let This Harvest Pass"
Florence B. Price: My Dream
Anthology:Art Songs and Spirituals by African-American Women Composers, Vivian Taylor, editor,
Instrumentation:vocal
Lyricist:Langston Hughes
Publisher:Hildegard Publishing Company
Year performed by AACI:2010
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhxF_aaYdmU
Florence B. Price: Night
Anthology:Art Songs and Spirituals by African-American Women Composers, Vivian Taylor, editor,
Instrumentation:vocal
Lyricist:Louise C. Wallace
Publisher:Hildegard Publishing Company
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0MplEP-SuM
Further information:also in Anthology of Art Songs by Black American Composers, compiled by Willis C. Patterson
Edward B. Marks Music Company, distributed by Hal Leonard
John Robinson: Musique
Instrumentation:piano, violin, cello
Publisher:self-published
Year performed by AACI:2014
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Y3DRmInsHA
John H. Robinson III: Cell-Phonium, based on the "T-Mobile" jingle
Instrumentation:piano trio
Publisher:self-published
Year performed by AACI:2015
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywk6Fhh4158
John H. Robinson III: Variation 1
Anthology:Variations on a Theme by Valerie Capers (arranged for piano duet by Josephine Gandolfi)
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:self-published
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hry3NmKnaFk
Further information:Arranged for piano duet by Josephine Gandolfi with the composer's permission
John H. Robinson III: Variation 5
Anthology:Variations on a Theme by Valerie Capers (arranged for piano duet by Josephine Gandolfi)
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:self-published
Year performed by AACI:2015
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhEpt6lizmM​
Further information:Arranged for piano duet by Josephine Gandolfi with the composer's permission
John H. Robinson III: Variation 6
Anthology:Variations on a Theme by Valerie Capers (arranged for piano duet by Josephine Gandolfi)
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:self-published
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYTfiJJ4GMg
Further information:Arranged for piano duet by Josephine Gandolfi with the composer's permission
John H. Robinson III: Variation 7
Anthology:Variations on a Theme by Valerie Capers (arranged for piano duet by Josephine Gandolfi)
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:self-published
Year performed by AACI:2013
2014
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GeeeoSCV6E
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ktw-wDk6Yxs
Further information:Arranged for piano duet by Josephine Gandolfi with the composer's permission
Hale Smith: I Want To Die Easy
Anthology:I Want to Die Easy
The New Negro Spiritual, compiled and edited by Willis C. Patterson,
Instrumentation:vocal
Publisher:Willis C. Patterson
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbRg17KPWRs
Undine Smith Moore: Come Down Angels
Anthology:Art Songs and Spirituals by African-American Women Composers, Vivian Taylor, editor
Instrumentation:vocal
Publisher:Hildegard Publishing Company
Year performed by AACI:2010
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCjI1nRxfss
Undine Smith Moore: I Heard the Preaching of the Elder
Anthology:Afro-American Suite
Instrumentation:chamber ensemble
Publisher:International Opus
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sbmDRgPnjsw
Further information:Originally for flute, cello and piano. Flute part played here on violin.
Undine Smith Moore: Nobody Knows the Trouble I See, Lord
Anthology:Afro-American Suite
Instrumentation:chamber ensemble
Publisher:International Opus
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azDQ41WyVfA
Further information:Originally for flute, cello and piano. Flute part played here on violin.
Undine Smith Moore: Shout All Over God's Heaven
Anthology:Afro-American Suite
Instrumentation:chamber ensemble
Publisher:International Opus
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oba69L5q7KU
Further information:Originally for flute, cello and piano. Flute part played here on violin.
Undine Smith Moore: Watch and Pray
Anthology:Art Songs and Spirituals by African-American Women Composers, Vivian Taylor, editor
Instrumentation:vocal
Publisher:Hildegard Publishing Company
Year performed by AACI:2010
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQz5dFXsB2A
Undine Smith Moore: Who is that Yonder?
Anthology:Afro-American Suite
Instrumentation:chamber ensemble
Publisher:International Opus
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0M12wV8d15s
Further information:Originally for flute, cello and piano. Flute part played here on violin.
William Grant Still: Gardé Piti Mulet Là or Mister Banjo (Creole, Louisiana)
Anthology:Vignettes for Piano Trio
Instrumentation:chamber ensemble
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2JkubQ6hwc
William Grant Still: Anda Buscando de Rosa de Rosa (Mexico)
Anthology:Folk Suite No. 4 for quartet
Instrumentation:chamber ensemble
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2012
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMVkDbnDqJA
Further information:for piano trio and clarinet
William Grant Still: Carmela (Mexico)
Anthology:Vignettes for Piano Trio
Instrumentation:chamber ensemble
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIu1vomR6Sk
William Grant Still: Clinch Mountain (Southern U.S.A.)
Anthology:Vignettes for Piano Trio
Instrumentation:chamber ensemble
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57IKUD4WZCU
William Grant Still: Dark Horseman
Anthology:Three Visions
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2010
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xu0twRg29mc
William Grant Still: El Monigote (Venezuela)
Anthology:Folk Suite No. 4 for quartet
Instrumentation:chamber ensemble
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2012
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lC1Vser7sCY
Further information:for piano trio and clarinet
William Grant Still: Great Camp Meeting
Anthology:William Grant Still, Twelve Negro Spirituals
Instrumentation:vocal
Publisher:Handy Brothers Music Company
Year performed by AACI:2009
Video:N/A
William Grant Still: Grief
Instrumentation:soprano, piano
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2014
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1siEMjK18I
William Grant Still: Héla Grandpère (Haiti)
Anthology:Vignettes for Piano Trio
Instrumentation:chamber ensemble
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=le0kr9GjDss
William Grant Still: Inca Melody (Peru)
Anthology:Vignettes for Piano Trio
Instrumentation:chamber ensemble
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrAKz3LX1BI
William Grant Still: Jesus is a Rock in a Weary Land
Anthology:Three Miniatures for Piano Trio
Instrumentation:chamber ensemble
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2010
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbJ5cmnCUhY
William Grant Still: Kaintuck'
Instrumentation:duo piano
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2010
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtQaznnJknI
Further information:Kaintuck', for piano and orchestra (orchestral reduction for piano II by Verna Arvey)
William Grant Still: Lis'ten to De Lam's
Anthology:William Grant Still, Twelve Negro Spirituals
Instrumentation:vocal
Publisher:Handy Brothers Music Company
Year performed by AACI:2009
Video:N/A
William Grant Still: Movement III
Anthology:Suite for Violin and Piano
Instrumentation:chamber ensemble
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-_VNTnP7m4
William Grant Still: Out of Silence
Anthology:Seven Traceries
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2010
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPc5KydeXig
William Grant Still: Radiant Pinnacle
Anthology:Three Visions
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2009
Video:N/A
William Grant Still: Scherzo from Afro-American Symphony
Instrumentation:piano duet
Publisher:publication pending
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tH8QuCukQNA
Further information:Arranged for two pianos by the composer and Verna Arvey
William Grant Still Music
adapted for duet by Josephine Gandolfi
William Grant Still: Song for the Lonely
Anthology:William Grant Still, An Art Song Collection
Instrumentation:vocal
Lyricist:Verna Arvey
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2009
Video:N/A
William Grant Still: Spiritual (A Deserted Plantation)
Instrumentation:piano
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2014
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Xiy4leUSN8
William Grant Still: Summerland
Anthology:Three Visions
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2009
Video:N/A
William Grant Still: Tayêras (Brazil)
Anthology:Folk Suite No. 4 for quartet
Instrumentation:chamber ensemble
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2012
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ypcVsYfXSs
Further information:for piano trio and clarinet
William Grant Still: Winnebago Moccasin Game (Wisconsin)
Anthology:Vignettes for Piano Trio
Instrumentation:chamber ensemble
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPPfXV_WN2M
Howard Swanson: A Death Song (Lullaby)
Anthology:Anthology of Art Songs by Black American Composers, compiled by Willis C. Patterson
Instrumentation:vocal
Lyricist:Paul Lawrence Dunbar
Publisher:Edward B. Marks Music Company
Year performed by AACI:2010
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sF7bgOd6_Ac
Fats Waller: Jitterbug Waltz
Instrumentation:piano, bass, percussion
Year performed by AACI:2015
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOUu1-tybeQ
Dolores White: Down by the Riverside
Anthology:Four Negro Spirituals
Instrumentation:soprano, piano
Publisher:Dolores White Music
Year performed by AACI:2015
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=or45KbFxY6g
Dolores White: Glaciers
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Dolores White Music
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgG6wxlxKfw
Dolores White: Go Down Moses
Instrumentation:soprano, piano
Publisher:Dolores White Music
Year performed by AACI:2014
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xqu9czSVUJM