William Grant Still was one of the twentieth century's most renowned composers. Best known as the 'Dean of Afro-American Composers' he was also the first American to have an opera produced by New York City Opera.

A new album of his work featuring acclaimed violinist Zina Schiff and conductor Avlana Eisenberg leading the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, has just been released by Naxos American Classics. The album includes world premiere orchestral versions of Summerland, Violin Suite, Pastorela, American Suite, Threnody, Serenade, Fanfare for the 99th Fighter Squadron, Can't You Line 'Em and Quit Dat Fool’nish.

Listen in each day at 5:15 as Lorcan chooses a piece from this new album.

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