On the banks of the Mississippi River – on African American classical composers (2/3) — Beethoven et les autres…

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It is quite revealing that when the British classical music magazine Gramophone asked American conductor Gerald Schwarz to write an essay on “forgotten symphonies: the hidden giants of American music”, all the composers selected were white American men. Not one woman was chosen, and not one African American either, and I can’t think of ever […]

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