Poster Composer Nkeiru Okoye
This episode of 'Extra Eclectic' features music by composer Nkeiru Okoye
Courtesy of the Colour of Music Festival
Extra Eclectic

Black History Month begins

Extra Eclectic - Feb. 7, 2024

We begin our celebration of Black History Month on the latest episode of Extra Eclectic with two hours devoted to the music of Black 20th- and 21st-century composers, including Carlos Simon’s Tales - A Folklore Symphony, Jessie Montgomery’s Coincident Dances and Nkeiru Okoye’s Breaking Bread. Listen now with host Steve Seel!


Cranberry Juice
Xavier Foley
Concert Recording
Kyu-Young Kim, violin

Global Warming
Michael Abels
Songs for Our Times
Sphinx Virtuosi

Tales - A Folklore Symphony
Carlos Simon
Tales? A Folklore Symphony
National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor

Stay On It
Julius Eastman
Julius Eastman Vol. 2: Joy Boy
Wild Up

Adolphus Hailstork
20 for 2020 Volume 3
Inbal Segev, cello

Even This Laughter; Even Your Tears
deVon Russell Gray
Love at Last
Lara Downes, piano

Music for Brass, Sacred and Profane: Dance I
George Walker
WALKER, G.: Piano Sonata No. 2 / Cello Sonata / Poem / Violin Sonata No. 1 / Music for Brass, Sacred and Profane
American Brass Quintet

Coincident Dances
Jessie Montgomery
Project W: Works by Diverse Women Composers
Chicago Sinfonietta
Mei-Ann Chen, conductor

Curtis Stewart/Elektra Stewart
Sybarite5: Collective Wisdom

Violin Concerto
Julia Perry
American Counterpoints
Experiential Orchestra
James Blachly, conductor
Curtis Stewart, violin

Breaking Bread
Nkeiru Okoye
Primavera IV: The Heart
Matt Haimovitz, cello

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