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Coloring Book of Black Composers; Sho-mei Pelletier (Ludwg/Masters)

Coloring Book of Black Composers; Sho-mei Pelletier (Ludwg/Masters) Coloring Book of Black Composers; Sho-mei Pelletier (Ludwg/Masters) Coloring Book of Black Composers; Sho-mei Pelletier (Ludwg/Masters)
Catalog ID: BKVARIBLACKLUD

Coloring Book of Black Composers; illustrations by Sho-mei Pelletier (The Rachel Barton Pine Foundation); 88 pages

Do you know which Black composer was a master swordsman in the 1700s and whose music inspired Mozart? Can you picture the first Black composer to win a Pulitzer Prize? Do you know that the first woman in Brazil to conduct a symphony orchestra was a Black composer who lived in the 1800s? Learn about all of these accomplished composers and many more through The Rachel Barton Pine Foundation's Coloring Book of Black Composers.

The first of its kind, this book honors forty remarkable international Black classical composers from the 1700s to the present day. Each vivid illustration by artist Sho-mei Pelletier is accompanied by a biography that puts the composer’s life and music into historical perspective.

Features the following composers:

  • Michael Abels
  • Eleanor Alberga
  • Amanda Ira Aldridge
  • Ephraim Amu
  • David Baker
  • Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
  • Margaret Bonds
  • Harry T. Burleigh
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
  • Roque Cordero
  • Nathaniel Dett
  • Duke Ellington
  • Joseph Emidy
  • José Maurício Nunes
  • Chiquinha Gonzaga
  • Adolphus Hailstork
  • Francis Johnson
  • J. Rosamund Johnson
  • Scott Joplin
  • Ulysses Kay
  • Tania León
  • Wynton Marsalis
  • Jessie Montgomery
  • Undine Smith Moore
  • J. H. Kwabena Nketia
  • Nkeiru Okoye
  • Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson
  • Florence Price
  • Amadeo Roldán y Gardes
  • Daniel Bernard Roumain
  • Ignatius Sancho
  • Alvin Singleton
  • Hale Smith
  • Fela Sowande
  • William Grant Still
  • George Walker
  • Errollyn Wallen
  • José White Lafitte
  • Clarence Cameron White
  • Olly Wilson, Jr.
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Book Type: For Learning and Fun
Publisher: Ludwig Music Publishing
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Regular Price: $18.95
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