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How Potent Is Thine Hand!: Negro Spirituals by Women Composers

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT


Concert of Negro spirituals presented by soprano Randye Jones and pianist Marlys Grimm. Composers include: Florence Price, Eva Jessye, Margaret Bonds, Undine Smith Moore, Julia Perry, Betty Jackson King, Lena McLin, Jacqueline Hairston, Evelyn Simpson-Curenton and Maria Thompson.

“Thy various works, imperial queen, we see,
How bright their forms! how deck’d with pomp by thee!
Thy wond’rous acts in beauteous order stand,
And all attest how potent is thine hand!”

— From “On Imagination,” by Phillis Wheatley

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