VocalEssence WITNESS recordings showcase the music of trailblazing African American composers — the soul of American classical music. This CD collection is out of print, but you can still order the individual CDs through Gothic Records. Please click the links below to learn more.
- Dance Like the Wind: Music of Today’s Black Composers
- Got the Saint Louis Blues: Classical Music in the Jazz Age
- Skyward My People Rose: Music of William Grant Still
- What a Mighty God: Spirituals and Gospels for Chorus
“In this ground-breaking series of recordings, Philip Brunelle and the artistic forces of VocalEssence have championed the nearly forgotten artistry of the classical African-American composer. They have given the world of music an inestimable gift!”
—Dr. Anton Armstrong, Professor of Music and Conductor of the St. Olaf Choir, St. Olaf College