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Joanna McGregor

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
Barber: Excursions
Gershwin: The Gershwin Songbook.

1 hour

Last on

Tue 10 Nov 2009 13:00

Music Played

  • Gospel Song

    Lost Highway

    • arr. MacGregor.
  • Trad

    Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child; Deep River; Ain't No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Do

  • Charles Ives

    Concord Sonata

  • Conlon Nancarrow

    Prelude and Blues

  • Lou Harrison

    Piano Concerto: Slow Movement

  • Lou Harrison

    Old Time Spiritual

  • Professor Longhair

    Big Chief

  • Dr. John

    Big Mac

  • Dameron/Count Basie

    Nina Simone's Good Bait

  • Samuel Barber

    Excursions

  • George Gershwin

    The Gershwin Songbook

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