Monday Music: Lara Downes, pianist: NPR Tiny (Home) Desk Concert!

“Margaret Bonds: Troubled Water”

“Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Deep River”

“Florence Price: Some Of These Days”

from May 30, 2020 at five weeks into the pandemic.

and another connection to NPR where Ms. Downes talks about her project, Rising Sun Music, that features Black composers:

Rachel Martin spoke with Downes about three artists she’s recently featured in the series, and how she hopes their work, some of it forever lost to history, will inspire younger artists.

you will find the text and audio here!

Courtesy of the artist – snipped from her website by AIP

and an encore:

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