Over 40 years after its original appearance, CBS Records’ landmark Black Composers Series has finally come to compact disc. Made under the direction of conductor Paul Freeman and employing world class orchestras and soloists, these recordings originally appeared on vinyl between 1974 and 1978. Sony Classical has reissued these invaluable documents as a boxed set. To coincide with Black History Month, we’ll listen to highlights from the 10-CD collection, Sundays in February at 10 pm. This week, tune in for music by George Walker (pictured) and José Maurício Nunes Garcia.
The Lost Chord: Black to the Future, Part II
By Ross Amico • Feb 7, 2019