Junteenth: Celebrating the Bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln Video – Photos, News Coverage

Reviving the Bicentennial Symphony http://www.musicuntold.com/testServer/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/PT_Interview_Bicentinial_Symphony.mp4 John Malveaux, Founder of MusicUNTOLD, discusses the process of reviving the Roy Harris Bicentennial Symphony in this Long Beach Press-Telegram interview. LINK: Read more about the background of the Bicentennial Symphony at JUNTEENTH: CELEBRATING THE BICENTENNIAL OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN – JUNE 13, 2009 Junteenth 2009 Recap and News Coverage Roy…

Statement in Support of Juneteenth – June 19, 2009

Congresswoman Laura Richardson of California presented a Statement in Support of Juneteenth into the Congressional Record. June 19, 2009 Congresswoman Laura Richardson of California Madam Speaker, I rise today to recognize June 19, 2009, or “Juneteenth,” the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States….. …Madam Speaker, I would also…

Junteenth: Celebrating the Bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln – June 13, 2009

Roy Harris 14th Symphony, also known as the “Bicentennial Symphony” premiered in Washington D.C., February 10-12, 1976 with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. It is the strongest musical statement on U.S. History, slavery, and race relations ever made by an American composer. The west coast premiere and first…