34. A bit on race, colour and hope: Coleridge-Taylor’s music for Othello

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor was a black mixed race Victorian/Edwardian Londoner.

I’ve not heard his great music for Othello for 30 years, but have now found a brand new concert performance by the fab orchestra, Chineke! 

Music here: 

[First 17′ of the video] Music plus the intro podcast is 23 mins

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