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The Black Art Song / Kevin Maynor, Eric Olsen

Maynor / Olsen / Still / Swanson / Bonds / Kay
Release Date: 05/15/2000 
Label:  Fleur De Son   Catalog #: 57942   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Howard SwansonEugene HancockDavid BakerCharles Lloyd Jr.,   ... 
Performer:  Kevin MaynorEric Olsens
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes song(s) by William Grant Still, Howard Swanson, Margaret Bonds, various composers. Soloists: Kevin Maynor, Eric Olsen. Includes song(s) by William Grant Still, Howard Swanson, Margaret Bonds, various composers. Soloists: Kevin Maynor, Eric Olsen. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. A Death Song by Howard Swanson
Performer:  Kevin Maynor (), Eric Olsens (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
2. Absalom, for voice & piano by Eugene Hancock
Performer:  Kevin Maynor (), Eric Olsens (Piano)
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
3. A Good Assassination, for voice & piano by David Baker
Performer:  Kevin Maynor (), Eric Olsens (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 1 Minutes 32 Secs. 
4. Compensation, for voice & piano by Charles Lloyd Jr.
Performer:  Kevin Maynor (), Eric Olsens (Piano)
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 1 Minutes 6 Secs. 
5. Saw A Grave, for voice & piano by Howard Swanson
Performer:  Kevin Maynor (), Eric Olsens (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
6. Nunc Dimittis, for voice & piano by Eugene Hancock
Performer:  Kevin Maynor (), Eric Olsens (Piano)
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
7. Frederick Douglass, opera: I've Been a Slave by Dorothy Rudd Moore
Performer:  Eric Olsens (Piano)
Written: 1979-1985 
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 1 Minutes 38 Secs. 
8. Dream Portraits (3): no 1, Minstrel Man by Margaret Bonds
Performer:  Eric Olsens (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1959; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
9. I, Too, for voice & piano (Dream Portraits No. 3) by Margaret Bonds
Performer:  Eric Olsens (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
10. Dream Variations, for voice & piano (Dream Portraits No. 2) by Margaret Bonds
Performer:  Eric Olsens (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
11. The Optimist, for voice & piano by David Baker
Performer:  Eric Olsens (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 0 Minutes 26 Secs. 
12. The Negro speaks of rivers, for voice & piano by Howard Swanson
Performer:  Eric Olsens (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1942 
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
13. The Martyr, for voice & piano by Hale Smith
Performer:  Eric Olsens (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
14. I Will Lie Down, for voice & piano by Howard Swanson
Performer:  Eric Olsens (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
15. How Avidly We Waited for Your Song, for voice & piano by Charles Lloyd Jr.
Performer:  Eric Olsens (Piano)
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 7 Minutes 22 Secs. 
16. Round Around De Mountain, for voice & piano by Michael Raphael
Performer:  Eric Olsens (Piano)
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
17. Frederick Douglass, opera: Still in Their Chains by Ulysses Kay
Performer:  Eric Olsens (Piano)
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
18. Another Man Done Gone, for voice & piano (Chain Gang Song) by Charles Kingsford Jr.
Performer:  Eric Olsens (Piano)
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
19. The Barrier, for voice & piano by Charles Brown
Performer:  Eric Olsens (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
20. Songs to the Dark Virgin by Florence Beatrice Price
Performer:  Eric Olsens (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1941; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 1 Minutes 57 Secs. 
21. Songs of Separation, song cycle for voice & piano: Idolatry by William G. Still
Performer:  Eric Olsens (Piano), Kevin Maynor ()
Period: Modern 
Written: 1945 
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
22. Songs of Separation, song cycle for voice & piano: Poem by William G. Still
Performer:  Eric Olsens (Piano), Kevin Maynor ()
Period: Modern 
Written: 1945 
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
23. Songs of Separation, song cycle for voice & piano: Parted by William G. Still
Performer:  Eric Olsens (Piano), Kevin Maynor ()
Period: Modern 
Written: 1945 
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 0 Minutes 41 Secs. 
24. Grief, for voice & piano (or orchestra) by William G. Still
Performer:  Eric Olsens (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1953 
Date of Recording: 07/09/1999 
Venue:  Hillside Sound Studios 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 

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