“In the Quarter of the Negroes”: The Musical World of Langston Hughes

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Sunday, April 27, 2014
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Description

Celebrating Harlem’s literary icon, with music by John Musto, William Bolcom, Laura Karpman, William Grant Still, Dorothy Rudd Moore, and others on Hughes texts.

“In the Quarter of the Negroes” revels in the intense, sophisticated urbanscapes of the great poet and Harlem Renaissance leader Langston Hughes (1902-1967). The concert titled from a recurring phrase in Hughes’s epic poem, Ask Your Mama, features music by John Musto, William Bolcom, Laura Karpman, William Grant Still, Dorothy Rudd Moore, and others setting Hughes texts.



Event Location and Ticket Information

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Copland House at Merestead
455 Byram Lake Road
Mt. Kisco, New York
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014
Times: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Ticket pricing:

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$20.00 - Friends of Copland House
$25.00 - Regular non-friends
$10.00 - Students with ID

Presenter: Copland House
Presenter Phone: 914-788-4659



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