Afro-Caribbean Roots

Haitian baritone Jean Bernard Cerin probes the first iterations of Haiti in the Classical music tradition, keyboardist Henry Lebedinsky introduces modinhas by mulatto composer Joaquin Manoel da Câmara (approx. 1780-1840), and soprano Sherezade Panthaki contributes rarely-performed songs and arrangements by Guadeloupe-born composer Joseph de Bologne, the Chevalier de Saint-Georges (1745-1799).

Episode Credits

Debra Nagy, host & executive producer
Shelby Yamin, associate producer
Eric Milnes, Remote Collaboration Audio production

Episode Guests

Jean Bernard Cerin

Baritone

Sherezade Panthaki

Sherezade Panthaki

Soprano

Henry Lebedinsky

Fortepiano

Danielle Reutter-Harrah

Soprano

Resources

Links to recordings and additional web resources coming soon.

Music

Pierre Yves Barré, arr. Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-George: “Dans le sabot perdu”

Text by Arnaud Berquin, Music possibly by Gossec from the opera Rosine, arr. Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Romance

Arr. Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Charmante fleur

Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges: “Jouissés de l’allegresse” from L’Amant Anonyme

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, arr. Nagy: Lisette quitté la plaine (Chanson Nègre)

Arr. Clara Gottschalk: Zélim to quitté la plaine

Joaquim Manoel da Câmara, arr. Neukomm: Desde o dia em que eu nasci

Joaquim Manoel da Câmara, arr. Neukomm: Nunca fui falso ao meu bem

Joaquim Manoel da Câmara, arr. Neukomm: Ouvi montes arvoredos

Sponsors

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