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
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
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
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
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
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
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
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Harry Burleigh: Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel
Anthology:25 Spirituals, Arranged by Harry T.Burleigh
Instrumentation:voice, piano
Publisher:Hall Leonard, 2012
Year performed by AACI:2018
Video:https://youtu.be/Fn9o9QZyTxc
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Jacqueline Hairston: Give Me Jesus
Anthology:Songs and Spirituals by Jacqueline B. Hairston, Vol. I, foreward by Phillip Harris
Instrumentation:soprano, piano
Publisher:J. Hairs Productions
Year performed by AACI:2024
Video:https://youtu.be/mnRV6s2nuJU
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Jacqueline Hairston: O Lord, I Done Done!
Instrumentation:tenor, piano
Publisher:J. Hairs Productions
Year performed by AACI:2024
Video:https://youtu.be/th0KKYeMwTo
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Jacqueline Hairston: Plenty Good Room
Anthology:Songs and Spirituals by Jacqueline B. Hairston, Vol. I, foreward by Phillip Harris
Publisher:J. Hairs Productions
Year performed by AACI:2024
Video:https://youtu.be/1cFTvg_JkCg
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Jacqueline Hairston: Ride On Jesus
Anthology:Songs and Spirituals by Jacqueline B. Hairston, Vol. I, foreward by Phillip Harris
Instrumentation:soprano, tenor, piano
Publisher:J. Hairs Productions
Year performed by AACI:2024
Video:https://youtu.be/1cFTvg_JkCg
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Jacqueline B. Hairston: Don't Feel No Ways Tired
Instrumentation:tenor, piano
Publisher:Songs and Spirituals by Jacqueline B. Hairston, Volume 1, Classical Vocal Reprints, 2701 South Van Hoose Drive, Fayetteville, AZ
Year performed by AACI:2023
Video:https://youtu.be/tkaSYsjN1eQ
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
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
2017
2023
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lB5g7lqslQ
https://youtu.be/HScJl_n-asE
https://youtu.be/zw0gEm9jZ0c
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
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
2019
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFKoGAQO_bI
https://youtu.be/OysrcxF_0yE
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Roland Hayes: Lit'l Boy
Anthology:My Favorite Spirituals, 30 Songs for Voice and Piano, arranged and interpreted by Roland Hayes
Instrumentation:voice, piano
Publisher:Dover Publications, Inc, 2001, 2015
Year performed by AACI:2018
Video:https://youtu.be/_y4Fvl4xxLw
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Roland Hayes: You Mus' Come in By an' Thro' the Lamb
Anthology:My Favorite Spirituals, 30 Songs for Voice and Piano, arranged and interpreted by Roland Hayes
Instrumentation:voice, piano
Publisher:Dover Publications, Inc, 2001, 2015
Year performed by AACI:2018
Video:https://youtu.be/_y4Fvl4xxLw
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Hall Johnson: Leanin'on dat Lamb
Anthology:Thirty Spirituals, arranged for voice and piano by Hall Johnson
Instrumentation:voice, piano
Publisher:Hall Leonard, 2001
Year performed by AACI:2018
Video:https://youtu.be/9ERCG_JeVHA
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Betty Jackson King: It's Me O Lord
Anthology:Art Songs and Spirituals by African-American Women Composers, Vivian Taylor, editor
Instrumentation:voice, piano
Publisher:Hildegard Publishing Company
Jacksonian Press, inc
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UIhpM4CzjWQ
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Betty Jackson King: Nobody Knows the Trouble I See
Instrumentation:voice, piano
Publisher:Hildegard Publishing Company
Jacksonian Press, inc
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCWfBPulTPQ
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Betty Jackson King: Way By an'By
Instrumentation:voice, piano
Publisher:Hildegard Publishing Company
Jacksonian Press, inc
Year performed by AACI:2012
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbGmwBL79EY
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Charles Lloyd, Jr.: Ain't a Dat Good News
Anthology:The Spiritual Art Song Collection
Instrumentation:tenor, piano
Publisher:Warners Bros. Publications U.S. Inc
Year performed by AACI:2020
Video:https://youtu.be/P5kzERIrB4M
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Charles Lloyd, Jr.: Hush! Somebody's Callin' My Name
Anthology:The Spiritual Art Song Collection
Instrumentation:tenor, piano
Publisher:Warners Bros. Publications U.S. Inc
Year performed by AACI:2020
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsKMZAU_yGo
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Charles Lloyd, Jr.: Poor Wayfarin' Stranger
Anthology:The Spiritual Art Song Collection
Instrumentation:tenor, piano
Publisher:Warners Bros. Publications U.S. Inc
Year performed by AACI:2020
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3GYKNzoZ_c
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
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
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Zenobia Powell Perry: De Angels Done Bowed Down
Instrumentation:voice, piano
Publisher:Jaygayle Music
Year performed by AACI:2013
2019
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-sDy6yVOyA
https://youtu.be/xi5CE1yJDFU
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Zenobia Powell Perry: Follow the Drinkin' Gourd
Anthology:From opera Tawawa House
Instrumentation:tenor, piano
Publisher:Jaygayle Music
Year performed by AACI:2017
Video:https://youtu.be/7ZZkue4Y0Yg
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Zenobia Powell Perry: I Gotta Move When the Spirit Say Move
Anthology:From opera Tawawa House
Instrumentation:tenor, soprano, alto, contralto
Publisher:Jaygayle Music
Year performed by AACI:2017
Video:https://youtu.be/BT-AhNXBlac
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Zenobia Powell Perry: I Want Two Wings
Anthology:From opera Tawawa House
Instrumentation:soprano, tenor, piano
Publisher:Jaygayle Music
Year performed by AACI:2017
Video:https://youtu.be/dZ3E-kjInXA
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Zenobia Powell Perry: Let the Knowing Speak, from the opera Tawawa House
Anthology:From opera Tawawa House
Instrumentation:soprano, alto, alto, tenor
Publisher:Jaygayle Music
Year performed by AACI:2017
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NTJoIf0XL8
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Zenobia Powell Perry: Sinner Man So Hard, Believe!
Anthology:From opera Tawawa House
Instrumentation:tenor, piano
Publisher:Jaygayle Music
Year performed by AACI:2017
Video:https://youtu.be/e6pX7fxRlI0
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
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
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Florence B. 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
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Hale Smith: I Want To Die Easy
Anthology:The New Negro Spiritual Collection, compiled and edited by Willis C. Patterson
Instrumentation:voice, piano
Publisher:Willis C. Patterson
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbRg17KPWRs
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Undine Smith Moore: Come Down Angels
Anthology:Art Songs and Spirituals by African-American Women Composers, Vivian Taylor, editor
Instrumentation:voice, piano
Publisher:Hildegard Publishing Company
Year performed by AACI:2010
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCjI1nRxfss
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Undine Smith Moore: To Be Baptized
Anthology:The New Negro Spiritual Collection, compiled and edited by Willis C. Patterson
Instrumentation:voice, piano
Publisher:Willis C. Patterson
Year performed by AACI:2010
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRJ3TcFC7t0
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
Undine Smith Moore: Watch and Pray
Anthology:Art Songs and Spirituals by African-American Women Composers, Vivian Taylor, editor
Instrumentation:voice, piano
Publisher:Hildegard Publishing Company
Year performed by AACI:2010
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQz5dFXsB2A
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
William Grant Still: Camp Meetin': Walk Together Chillun
Anthology:William Grant Still, Twelve Negro Spirituals
Instrumentation:voice, piano
Publisher:Handy Brothers Music Company
Year performed by AACI:2015
Video:N/A
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
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
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
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
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano
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
Genre:spirituals for voice and piano