Keyboard Music of Black Composers
A Bibliography
by Aaron Horne
August 1992, 360pp, 6 1/8x9 1/4
1 volume, Greenwood

Hardcover: 978-0-313-27939-3
$75, £56, 63€, A108

The most comprehensive bibliography available on the subject of keyboard music by Black composers.

Following the pattern established with his pioneering works String Music of Black Composers and Woodwind Music of Black Composers, Aaron Horne now presents a comparable work for the piano and related instruments (such as accordion, harpsichord, and organ). Composers from Africa as well as the Diaspora are covered in this volume, the most comprehensive work on the topic yet published.

Organized in alphabetical order by composer, each of the more than 200 entries provides information, where available, on the composer’s life and career, and then details all works that include piano as well as information about commission, premiere, and composer bibliography and discography. The volume includes a keyboard music index as well as a general discography and a bibliography. This work should prove invaluable for scholars examining the impact of Black composers on music and dance, and it will be equally valuable to those devising repertoire for teaching and concert purposes.

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