Black Composer Series: Complete Album Collection Composer Paul Freeman CBS Masterworks 1970-1979 (10 CD Boxed Set) 2019


Ten CD set. In the 1970s, CBS Masterworks made a groundbreaking series of recordings featuring the music of black composers. The nine LPs released all featured the pioneering conductor Paul Freeman.

Sony Classical is proud to reissue the complete Black Composer Series in a single original album collection with each CD remastered from the original analogue tapes. The composers featured span several centuries and come from many different backgrounds. A bonus tenth album features Hale Smith's Symphonic Spirituals, arrangements of 12 spirituals for voice and orchestra originally released by Paul Freeman in 1979. The many superb performers in this collection include the London Symphony Orchestra, the Baltimore and Detroit Symphony Orchestras and the Juilliard String Quartet. But is it the composers, many still little known today, who are the true stars of this milestone collection.

  • LABEL: Masterworks
  • UPC: 190758621524
  • RELEASE DATE: 1/18/2019
  • RANK: 1000000
  • PRODUCT ID: MSWK586215.2
  • WEIGHT: .67 lb

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