Classically Black: William Warfield

January 24, 2020
William Warfield

William Warfield

By Carl Van Vechten - Van Vechten Collection at Library of Congress

On this week's Prairie Performances, Friday at 7 pm on WILL-FM 90.9, learn more about William Warfield's life and muisc as we honor his legacy. William Warfield or Uncle Bill” as he was affectionately known to his students would have been 100 on January 22.  He is no longer with us to share in a birthday salute but we can remember and celebrate his spirit, warmth and love of music.

Classically Black: William Warfield, His Life and His Music (1993)

Schumann | Liederkreis, Op 39

Brahms | Four Serious Songs

Dougherty | Five Sea Chanties

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