WILLIAM GRANT STILL – Selected Discography

William Grant Still Music is the original source for the music of composer William Grant Still, including recordings, sheet music, books, DVDs, and more.

We’ve also included additional retailers for this selected discography of titles on display at the November 11, 2017 preconcert lecture.


Lenox Avenue
CBS Symphony Orchestra (1938) cond. by Howard Barlow – Juano Hernandez, narrator. Suite for Violin and Orch. Louis Kaufman, violin – Standard Symphony cond. by Henry Svedrofsky (1947); Pastorela; Summerland; Here’s One for Violin and Piano; Louis Kaufman, violin; Annette Kaufman, piano; Songs of Separation, Claudine Carlson, mezzo-soprano.
CD 1121

 

Highway One, USA
Description:     Opera by William Grant Still
Artists:  Louise Toppin, Robert Honeysucker, Ray M. Wade, Jr. and Pamela Dillard, St. Olaf Orchestra, Vocal Essence, Philip Brunelle, conductor. VIS 734

 

 

Symphony No. 2 in G minor ‘Song of a New Race’
Premiere Recording
Featured artists: Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi conductor. CHAN 9226

 

 

Afro American Symphony
Kaintuck’ Poem for Piano and Orchestra; Dismal Swamp, for piano and Orchestra; Olly Wilson: Expansions III; Richard Fields, piano; Cincinnati Philharmonia Orchestra; Jindong Cai, conductor. CRC 2331

 

 

Works by William Grant Still
Lift Every Voice and Sing, Suite for Violin and Piano, Songs of Separation, Incantation and Dance, Here’s One, Summerland, Citadel, Song for the Lonely, Out of the Silence, Ennanga Videmus 80399

 

 

More Still
Caribbean Suite (premiere); Spirituals/Songs including Didn’t Ma Lord Deliver Daniel, Hard Trials, Gwinter Sing All Along De Way, Here’s One, Breath of a Rose, Grief, and Bayou Home. Performers include Robert Honeysucker, baritone; Louise Toppin, sop.; Ruth Hamilton, contralto; Stan Strickland, sax; pianist/arranger Vivan Taylor and the ECU Steel Orchestra. CD1112

 

Oregon Festival of American Music Presents William Grant Still
Oregon String Quartet, Victor Steinhardt (Piano), Fritz Gearhart (Violin) Koch #3-7546-2

 

 

 

Get on Board: American Music for Woodwinds by William Grant Still Orchestra
Sierra Wind Quintet Cambria 1083