Melanated Moments in Classical Music
Melanated Moments in Classical Music is an English-speaking podcast specialized in the field of classical music and opera. As such, Melanated Moments in Classical Music is a podcast selected by soclassiq, like YourClassical Daily Download or Outside the MusicBox and many others. The oldest episode indexed by soclassiq is dated 2020-03-11. Since then, a total of 10 episodes have been recorded and broadcast by Melanated Moments in Classical Music.
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With 3 articles published in the last 90 days, Melanated Moments in Classical Music is currently a not very active podcast. "Not very active" does not mean that Melanated Moments in Classical Music is less interesting than another more prolific source. Each media follows a specific editorial line, recording and broadcasting according to its own rhythm.
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The last episode in Melanated Moments in Classical Music, "Innovation and Resilience", is dated 2020-12-02. By 2020, this podcast had published 10 episodes.
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Duration (h:m:s): 17:43
In this third and final bonus episode, Joshua and Angela are joined once again by the prolific and talented Dr. Bill Banfield. He shares insights from his time serving on the Pulitzer committee for music and we listen to his arrangement titled The Cape Is Charming, whose lyrics were taken from a letter written by Langston Hughes. Support the show …
Duration (h:m:s): 17:43
On this episode, Joshua and Angela speak with Dr. Bill Banfield about his personal experience with the COVID-19 virus and how its caused him to think deeply about the deep issues of our lives and the lives of those around us. They use Dr. Banfield's 6th Symphony as a catalyst to explore how hard times like the ones we are …
Duration (h:m:s): 25:01
On this bonus episode of the show, Angela and Joshua invite a special and renowned guest, Dr. Bill Banfield, to share insight into his amazing body of work. This episode focuses on how art can help us process tragedies and draw through lines between the struggles of the past and the hardships of the present. Through this process, we learn …
Duration (h:m:s): 27:58
On this episode, Angela walks us through her storied career, and shares some of her favorite performances with the help of her long-time friend, Janet Jarriel. Support the show (ici
Duration (h:m:s): 12:30
Our featured composer this episode, Thomas Wiggins, is one of the most talented musicians of all time…who also happened to be non-verbal, blind, and born into slavery. Joshua tells us how in his own time, Wiggins was portrayed as a circus act rather than a musical genius but is now starting to get the recognition he has long deserved. Support …
Duration (h:m:s): 18:45
On this episode of Melanated Moments, Angela gives us an inside look at the making of a masterpiece. She tells us how composer Richard Danielpour worked with literary legend Maya Angelou to set a number of poems for the iconic song cycle, A Woman’s Life. Angela tell us of her once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform in Miss Angelou’s own home; a …
Duration (h:m:s): 14:40
The libretto for this week’s piece was written by poet laureate and iconic literary figure Toni Morrison. Margaret Garner is an opera that tells the story of an escaped slave who is captured but decides to kill her own children rather than see them forced back into slavery. Our own Angela Brown voiced one of the principal characters during the …
Duration (h:m:s): 14:42
On our debut episode of Melanated Moments in Classical Music, Joshua introduces us to one of his favorite composers, William Grant Still. Known as the Dean of African American Composers, his Africa Suite transports the listener to the dawn of time and the cradle of civilization. Joshua and Angela discuss the piece’s second movement, Land of Romance as well as …
Duration (h:m:s): 16:03
Evelyn Simpson Curenton was born into one of the most musically gifted families of all time, and her talent still shined through. She is one of the most sought-after composers and musicians of her time. On this episode, Angela walks us through two of Curenton’s personal favorite spiritual pieces: Sinner Please Don't Let this Harvest Pass and Oh Glory. Support the …
Duration (h:m:s): 1:59
Classical Music Indy invites you to subscribe to a show that takes a fresh look at classical music. Join us as we shine a spotlight on musical works composed by, for, and about people of color. Hosts Angela Brown and Joshua Thompson take you inside the music and tell the stories behind the pieces with a perfect blend of lively …