Negro Melodies of America
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Negro Melodies of America is a performance that highlights piano works by Black composers who have used arrangements of Negro Melodies, or “Spirituals,” in their compositions.
Salon 21 is honored to host pianist Dr. Leah Claiborne as we celebrate Black History Month. Negro Melodies of America is a performance that highlights piano works by Black composers who have used arrangements of Negro Melodies, or “Spirituals,” in their compositions. Spirituals combine the influences of West African rhythms and melodies with the influences of European Christian Hymns to portray the hardships African slaves endured in America. This genre opens a door to a time capsule duringView more
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6:30 Doors Open
8:00 Meet & Greet
650 Walnut Street (corner of Seventh and Walnut streets), Cincinnati, OH 45202
The Weston Art Gallery is situated in the urban core of downtown Cincinnati. With more than 6,000 parking spaces within a two-block radius, there are a variety of parking options for patrons. On the street blocks of Sixth St., Walnut St., and Seventh St. there are several independent valet operators just footsteps from the Weston Art Gallery entrance. Valet stations are located adjacent to Nada Restaurant, Nicholson’s Gastropub, and Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse.