Vibrant music from the crossroads — South and North, African and American, church and street — characterizes the era between 1914 and 1930.
Jearlyn Steele, soprano; Michael Forest, tenor; Paul Shaw, piano; VocalEssence Ensemble Singers and Chorus with orchestra; Philip Brunelle, conductor.
“The works on this excellent recording [by VocalEssence] capture the spirit of the age, and the outstanding performances capture the spirit of the music. From the absolute stunning beauty of the pieces by Florence Price to the greatness of both Rhapsodies, they are all winners.”
—Joseph Jennings, Music Director, Chanticleer