Wade In The Water Ep. 9: The Struggle For A New Classical Concert Tradition
Wade in the Water is a 26-part series, originally released in 1994, that celebrates African American sacred music and traditions. To learn more about the series, click here . For more episodes click here or listen on the go with the NPR One app.
The struggle of African Americans seeking careers as professional classical music concert artists, featuring Roland Hayes, Paul Robeson, Marian Anderson, Leontyne Price, Jessye Norman, Kathleen Battle and others.
Wade in the Water was produced by Judi Moore Latta and Sonja Williams.
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