Project Funding
 
GerogiaNolanPayton 100The Georgia & Nolan Payton Archive of Sacred Music consists of music, books, periodicals, documents, audio & visual materials, and oral histories. The primary goal of the Archive is to facilitate research and documentation of collections of African Diaspora sacred music (church music and religious concert music) created and/or performed by the multicultural population of Southern California.

LIVING LEGENDS FESTIVAL 2006 - A Celebration of the Musical Masters of African Diaspora Sacred Music, featuring a Festival Concert with Two Living Legends – Dr. Willis Patterson, professor emeritus, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and Dr. Hansonia Caldwell, professor of music, CSU Dominguez Hills, conducting the LIVING LEGENDS FESTIVAL CHOIR.

FESTIVAL CHOIR REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

Monday, April 24th @ 7 pm – at El Camino College – Music Building/Haag Auditorium (16007 Crenshaw Blvd.; Torrance)

Tuesday, April 25th @ 7 pm – at CSU Dominguez Hills – LCHA103

Wednesday, April 26th @ 7 pm – at El Camino College

Thursday, April 27th @ 7 pm – at CSU Dominguez Hills– LCHA103

Friday, April 28th @ 6 pm – at El Camino College – Music Building/Haag Auditorium (16007 Crenshaw Blvd.; Torrance)

Saturday, April 29th @ 2 pm – at El Camino College – Marsee Auditorium  

PERFORMANCE:  Saturday, April 29th – 8 pm
at El Camino College, Marsee Auditorium

REPERTOIRE INCLUDES:

A number of works by African American women composers:  

  • Ysaye M. Barnwell – Would You Harbor Me?
  • Margaret Bonds - I Shall Pass Through this World But Once
  • Undine Smith Moore – Daniel, Daniel, Servant of the Lord; I Believe This Is Jesus; and Oh, That Bleeding Lamb
  • Rosephanye Powell - Ascribe To The Lord
  • Nancy Rene – Help Us To find Justice
  • Jewel T. Thompson – I Been in de Storm So Long
  • A number of works by African American composers that blend the voices of choir with soloists, including Glenn Jones - My Soul’s Been Anchored In The Lord
  • John Work – Our Father; T’was On One Sunday Morning
  • Charles Lloyd/Willis Patterson – Give Me Jesus
  •  R. Nathaniel Dett – I’ll Never Turn Back, No More; Listen To The Lambs
  • Moses Hogan – Abide With Me; Elijah Rock
  •  James Lee, III – My Lord, What A Mournin’
  • A special Jester Hairston Spotlight – I Can Tell The World  


SPECIAL EVENT
- Voice Master Class With Dr. Willis Patterson
Friday, April 28th @ 11 am

CSUDH – LaCorte Hall  

Two (2) units of University Extended Education credit will be available for people who participate in the full program.

Contact Dr. Hansonia Caldwell – 310/243-2463; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Dr. Joanna Nachef – 310/660-3713; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

csudh logo WhiteThe African Diaspora Sacred Music & Musicians Program (ADSMM) is an archiving, research and performance program of the California State University Dominguez Hills Music Department , implemented in partnership with the Africana Studies Department and the University Library . The program is multidimensional, and includes the Georgia and Nolan Payton Archive of Sacred Music, the Dominguez Hills Jubilee Choir, and the African Diaspora Sacred Music and Musicians Network & Forum.

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