An Unsung Muse--Classical Song of Black Composers
This film celebrates 200 years of concert spirituals and classical song by black composers. Performed works by H.T. Burleigh, Hall Johnson, Leslie Adams, Noel da Costa, E. Rogie Clark, Jacqueline Hairston, Olly Wilson, Noel da Costa, and others. Many others are chronicled in narration. Performances by William Brown, Susheel Bibbs, Helen Dilworth, Hilda Harris, David L. Tigner, Lorene Spain, Jacqueline Hairston, William Duncan Allen. (Originally taped/broadcast in 1991).
1991-2000 KTOP-TV, Oakland, CA
1991 KMTP-TV. San Mateo, CA
First Willis Patterson Award for Music Research 2017
National Black Artsong Alliance 2017