Joanna McGregor (piano) performs music by Ives, Nancarrow, Lou Harrison, Mary Lou Harrison, Professor Longhair, Dr John, Dameron/Count Basie, Barber and Gershwin.
Series of concerts celebrating the music of American romantic composers. Recorded on Independence Day in the unique setting of the Ship and Dockside Gallery at Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh, British pianist Joanna MacGregor performs and introduces a diverse solo programme, including works by Barber, Gershwin, Ives and Conlon Nancarrow, as well as her own arrangements of traditional gospel songs.
Joanna MacGregor (piano)
Lost Highway (Gospel songs arr. MacGregor)
Trad: Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child; Deep River; Ain't No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down
Charles Ives: The Alcotts (Concord Sonata)
Conlon Nancarrow: Prelude and Blues
Lou Harrison: Piano Concerto (Slow Movement)
Mary Lou Harrison: Old Time Spiritual
Professor Longhair: Big Chief
Dr John: Big Mac
Dameron/Count Basie: Nina Simone's Good Bait
Gershwin: The Gershwin Songbook.
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