William Grant Still

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William Grant Still was the first African-American to rise to prominence as a composer of classical concert music.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Symphony No. 1 ("Afro-American") 1930 25:16 Symphony
Ennanga for harp, suite for harp & orchestra 1958 15:43 Concerto
Pastorela, for violin & piano, or violin & orchestra 1946 08:35 Chamber Music
Here's One, for chorus & piano 1941 03:20 Choral
Quit Dat Fool'nish, for piano 1935 01:24 Keyboard
Seven Traceries, for piano 1939 16:55 Keyboard
Visions (3), for piano 1935 10:18 Keyboard
Miniatures for flute, oboe & piano 1948 12:17 Chamber Music
Songs of Separation, song cycle for voice & piano 1945 04:21 Vocal Music
Romance for Saxophone, for saxophone & piano (or chamber orchestra) 1954 05:19 Chamber Music
The Blues, for violin & piano (arranged from "Lenox Avenue") 02:54 Chamber Music
Summerland, for piano 1935 04:00 Keyboard
A Song for the Lonely, for voice & piano 1953 03:34 Vocal Music
Suite for Violin and Piano 1943 15:14 Chamber Music
Reverie, for organ 1961 04:09 Keyboard
Danzas de Panama, for string quintet 1948 13:24 Chamber Music
Bayou Home, for flute & piano 04:21 Chamber Music
Entrance of the Porteuses, for piano (from "La Giuablesse") 01:46 Keyboard
Little Folk Suites from the Western Hemisphere, suites (5) of folksong arrangements for string quartet 06:51 Chamber Music
Dance from Costaso, for piano 02:48 Keyboard
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