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Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

1875-1912 GB, London
Composer / Conductor of Classical

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (15 August 1875 – 1 September 1912) was an English composer of part Creole descent who achieved such success that he was once called the "African Mahler".

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Symphonic Variations on an African Air, Op.63 on Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow; A Shropshire Lad/ /McGunn: The Land of the Mountain and the Flood/Coleridge-Taylor: Symphonic Variations on an African Air &c. by Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra & Grant Llewellyn
Petite suite de concert, Op. 77: III. Un sonnet d'amour on African Heritage Symphonic Series, Vol. 1 by Chicago Sinfonietta
Deep River on Samuel Coleridge-taylor - 24 Negro Spirituals by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor & Frances Walker
Violin Concerto in G Minor, Op. 80: II. Andante semplice - Andantino on Coleridge-Taylor & Harrison: Works for Violin & Orchestra by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Lorraine McAslan, London Philharmonic Orchestra & Nicholas Braithwaite
24 Negro Melodies, Op. 59: No. 10. Deep River on America Again by Lara Downes
Valse Suite, Op. 71, "Three-fours": II. Andante on Coleridge-Taylor: Undiscovered Piano Works by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor & Waka Hasegawa
Forest Scenes, Op. 66: III. The Phantom Tells His Tale of Longing on Coleridge-Taylor: Undiscovered Piano Works by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor & Waka Hasegawa
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast: You shall hear how Pau-Puk-Keewis on Hiawatha's Wedding Feast by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Philharmonia Orchestra & Sir Malcolm Sargent
Cameos, Op. 56: I. Allegro ma non troppo on Coleridge-Taylor: Undiscovered Piano Works by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor & Waka Hasegawa
African Suite: IV. Danse Negre on African Heritage Symphonic Series, Vol. 1 by Chicago Sinfonietta

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Title Artist Year Type
British Violin ConcertosTasmin Little2015Album
SymphoniesFrederic Hymen Cowen • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor -- Aarhus Symfoniorkester / Douglas Bostock2006Album
Violin Concerto In G Minor, Op 80 / Violin Concerto In G MinorSamuel Coleridge-Taylor, Sir Arthur Somervell, Anthony Marwood2005Album
Violin ConcertosSamuel Coleridge-Taylor / Antonín Dvořák – Philippe Graffin, Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Michael Hankinson2004Album
The Music Of Coleridge-TaylorSamuel Coleridge-Taylor2004Compil.
Coleridge Taylor · Butterworth · TaylorSamuel Coleridge-Taylor, George Butterworth, Hamish MacCunn, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Grant Llewellyn1993Album
HiawathaSamuel Coleridge-Taylor - Helen Field • Arthur Davies • Bryn Terfel, Orchestra & Chorus Of The Welsh National Opera, Kenneth Alwyn1991Album
Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast / The BamboulaSamuel Coleridge-Taylor - Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus & Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Alwyn1984Album
Hiawatha's Wedding Feast / Petite Suite De ConcertSamuel Coleridge-Taylor, Sir Malcolm Sargent, George Weldon, The Royal Choral Society, Richard Lewis, Philharmonia Orchestra1982Compil.
Afro-American Symphony / Two Arias From "Highway 1, U.S.A." / Danse Nègre / Onaway! Awake, Beloved From "Hiawatha's Wedding Feast"William Grant Still / Samuel Coleridge-Taylor1974Album
Petite Suite De ConcertSamuel Coleridge-Taylor1963Single
Hiawatha's WeddingThe Royal Choral Society, Richard Lewis, Sir Malcolm Sargent, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor1962Album
Hiawatha's Wedding FeastThe Royal Choral Society Conducted By Sir Malcolm Sargent - Samuel Coleridge-Taylor1930Album
Petite Suite de ConcertRawicz & Landauer, Samuel Coleridge-TaylorAlbum
Ballet Egyptien, Petite Suite De ConcertSamuel Coleridge-Taylor, Alexandre Luigini, George Weldon, Sidney TorchAlbum
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