Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: William Grant Still

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Portrait of composer William Grant Still, 1936 Hulton Archive/Getty Images

In 1948, American composer William Grant Still was inspired by some poems about the natural beauty of the American South. On this episode of Performance Today, take a break with us and hear Wood Notes, William Grant Still's work of quiet musical contemplation.