The Awakening

Publication Information

Published in Performance Series: Art Songs and Spirituals By Contemporary African American Composers (2010)

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Paul Laurence Dunbar, The Awakening

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(b.1941) Adolphus Hailstork received his doctorate in Composition from Michigan State University, where he was a student of H. Owen Reed. He completed earlier studies at the Manhattan School of Music, under Vittorio Giannini and David Diamond, and his Bachelor of Music degree in Theory from Howard University under Mark Fax. He also studied at the American Institute at Fontainebleau with Nadia Boulanger. He is currently a professor of music and Composer-in-Residence at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

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