African Suite, Op. 35, No. 4 -- Danse Negre: Conductor Score (Paperback)
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912) wrote his four movement AFRICAN SUITE for piano in 1898, two years after the success of his BALLADE in A minor, as a result of meeting African-American poet Paul Laurence Dunbar, who encouraged the young man to explore his African heritage. Danse n gre," the high-energy fourth and final movement in the suite, is also the most familiar. Instrumentation: 2+Picc.2.2.2: 126.96.36.199: Timp.Perc(2-3): Str (9-8-7-6-5 in set).