Updated Aug. 13, 2020: Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, born 145 years ago, was a sensation in his time, yet his music is undervalued today. Hear a sampling of the composer, including orchestral dances, piano pieces and a song sung by Dorothy Maynor.
Need a deep discovery experience? Try 1000 years of music in this playlist from NPR Classical's Tom Huizenga, which explores everything from new releases to old favorites, and classics from the dawn of the recording era. Our mantra: Bach, Beethoven, before and beyond.
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