AFRO-AMERICANA
PRESERVING AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY


Lester Allyson Knibbs plays
Afro-Americana

 
In his Afro-Americana series,
Dr. Knibbs performs piano music in African American styles
drawn from the classical repertoire.
Program One
George Gershwin (American, 1898-1937)
  
Three Preludes (1927)
      
Allegro ben ritmato e deciso
       Andante con moto e poco rubato
       Allegro ben ritmato e deciso

Ernesto Lecuona (Cuban, 1895-1963)
  
Danzas Afro-Cubanas (1934)
      
La Conga de Media Noche
       Danza Negra
       Y la Negra Bailaba!
       Danza de los Nanigos
       Danza Lucumi
       La Comparsa


R. Nathaniel Dett (African American, 1882-1943)
  
In the Bottoms (1913)
      
Prelude (Night)
       His Song
       Honey (Humoresque)
       Barcarolle (Morning)
       Dance (Juba)

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