YourClassical Adventures

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

Coleridge-Taylor came from a very musical family, and he was named after a famous English poet, Samuel Taylor Coleridge.Wikimedia Commons

Episode 43 - Samuel Coleridge-Taylor


Episode 43: Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

5:00


June 26, 2021

This is one of the most important composers in England during the 20th century.

Episode 43 playlist

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: The Song of Hiawatha Overture— This piece was inspired by a poem called written by the man he was named after. It’s about the adventures of two fictional characters, a native American warrior named Hiawatha.

Samuel Coleridge Taylor: The Song of Hiawatha Overture

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Dance No. 1 from Four African Dances — This is music he

based off old African dance tunes and spirituals. It’s a dance from his Four African Dances.

Samuel Coleridge Taylor: Dance No. 1 from Four African Dances

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Ballade in A minor — This was one of his first pieces to give him

international fame, and was what made people call him a “genius”.

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Ballade in A minor

YourClassical Adventures is available in your favorite podcast portal.

Explore more from YourClassical Adventures!

What are you curious about?

You must be 13 or older to submit any information to American Public Media/Minnesota Public Radio. The personally identifying information you provide will not be sold, shared, or used for purposes other than to communicate with you about things like our programs, products and services. See Terms of Use and Privacy.