William Grant Still’s Dismal Swamp
The Orchestra Now, conducted by Leon Botstein, and pianist Frank Corliss perform William Grant Still‘s Dismal Swamp in a livestreamed concert from the Fisher Center at Bard on May 7, 2022.
William Grant Still
Born: 5/11/1895 in Woodville, MS
Died: 12/3/1978 at age 83 in Los Angeles
Written: 1935, at age 40
Premiered: 10/30/1936 at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY; Howard Hanson, conductor