Symphony No. 1

William Grant Still

Symphony No. 1

“Afro-American”

About this work...

A student of George Chadwick and Edgard Varèse, William Grant Still developed an idiom that combined tonal harmonies and traditional classical structures with elements of traditional African-American music. The four-movement Afro-American Symphony (1930), the best-known of his works, remains a landmark in the history o... read more

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