Bonds, Margaret

Margaret Allison Bonds began her musical training with her mother, Estella Bonds, and continued composition studies with Florence Price and William Dawson. She attended Northwestern University and the Juilliard School of Music. She was well-known as a pianist and teacher in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles, and collaborated with Langston Hughes on songs and musical theater. Her Credo for baritone, chorus and orchestra was performed by the Los Angeles Symphony Orchestra under Zubin Mehta shortly after her death in 1972.
Six Songs on Poems by Edna St Vincent Millay (medium voice)

Six Songs on Poems by Edna St Vincent Millay (medium voice)

Edited by John Michael Cooper. The Millay settings are remarkable for their almost symphonic textures and pronounced sense of drama. Bonds’ music...
Composer: Margaret Bonds
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Six Songs on Poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Six Songs on Poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Edited by John Michael Cooper. Those who know the composer from the melodic richness and emotional intensity of familiar works such as “Troubled...
Composer: Margaret Bonds
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St. Francis' Prayer

St. Francis' Prayer

Bonds composed this choral piece in 1968. The text for this work is the well known and timeless "Prayer for St Francis of Assissi" (anonymous) that...
Composer: Margaret Bonds
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Two Works for Solo Piano

Two Works for Solo Piano

The two works in this publication are Tangamerican and Fugal Dance. In the words of editor John Michael Cooper, Tangamerican is melodically,...
Composer: Margaret Bonds
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