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Caribbean Music and More

August 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Caribbean Music and More
Saturday, August 27 @ 2 PM
Van Cortlandt House Museum

From Jamaican and Haitian folk songs to Florence Price’s monumental Five Folksongs in Counterpoint, the Bronx Arts Ensemble String Quartet celebrates the works of Black composers and musicians in the Americas and more.

Bring a blanket or chair to enjoy this free concert on the lawn of the Van Cortlandt House Museum.

The Bronx Arts Ensemble string quartet

Jorge Avila, violin
Susan Dominguez, violin
Eliot Bailen, cello


Peter Ashbourne – Jamaica Folk

Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier St. George (1745-1799) – Quintet No. 4
I. Allegro Moderato
II. Rondeau

Traditional: Arranged by Thomas H. Graf- Yellow Bird

Florence Price – Five Folksongs in Counterpoint
I. Adagio Vigoroso: Calvary- spiritual from southern USA
II. Andantino: Clementine- 19th century, San Francisco USA
III. Andantino cantabile- Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes- 17th Century early American
IV. Allegro: American Folk song medley
V. Andantino: Swing Low Sweet Chariot- spiritual, southern USA


August 27
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Van Cortlandt House Museum
6036 Broadway, Van Cortlandt Park
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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