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This groupmuse happened on Friday, March 4, at 6:00 PM EST.

This is a Groupmuse Virtual Premiere

An online debut of exceptionally crafted pre-recorded content, coupled with musician + audience videochat.

Planetary Music Virtual Premiere

Bach to BlackNotes: Music of J.S. Bach juxtaposed with music of George Walker, Florence Price, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Margaret Bonds, and Calvin Taylor

New York City Metro Area

Fri, March 4, 2022 6:00 PM, EST

87 of 100 spots still available
No COVID-19 restrictions
Drinking policy
Bring your own drinks
No bathroom at this event

Critically-acclaimed pianist Kyle Walker is a strong advocate for social justice and equality who believes music can speak to social issues better than verbal language can.

Bach to BlackNotes juxtaposes some of the most well-known and respected keyboard music of J.S. Bach with wonderful music which has unfortunately fallen through the cracks of music history. Join Kyle on this exploration in history through a different lens.

Supported by the Groupmuse Foundation and Planetary Music Movement

What's the music?

J.S. Bach
Prelude and fugue 16
Prelude and fugue 17
Prelude and fugue 18
-From Well-Tempered Clavier Book I

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
The Bamboula
Three-Fours Op 73 No. 2

George Walker
Piano Sonata No. 1
II. Theme and Variations

Calvin Taylor
Go Down Moses

Margaret Bonds
Troubled Water

Florence Price
Fantasie negre

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Teresa L., over 1 year ago

Looking forward to this music!

Mosa T., over 1 year ago

Please join on Zoom after the YouTube premiere video ends at around 6:45pm ET! Kyle is a remarkable speaker and thinker, so we hope you'll join the post-concert chat on Zoom with questions to get to know Kyle's journey with Bach to BlackNotes!


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