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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Fleming, Shirley.  “Harriet, the woman called Moses” in Musical America, v35n8 (1985/08) p21-22.  Ben Holt.  Cynthia Haymon.  Altelouise DeVaughn.  Raymond Bazemore.  Damon Evans.==
Mapp, Edward.  Directory of Blacks in the performing arts.  2nd ed.  Metuchen: Scarecrow Press, 1990.
Southern, Eileen.  The music of Black Americans; a history.  3rd ed.  New York: W. W. Norton, 1997.
Monson, Karen.  “Singer overcomes crises to triumph in Harriett” in The sun [Baltimore] (1985/III/4) p2B, 4B.
“Juilliard memorial scholarship for the late Ben Edward Holt” in The Friday Morning Music Club newsletter, v27n2 (1992/11) p1-2.

ELECTRONIC RESOURCES

Andante, everything classical.  “Leslie Adams” http://www.andante.com/Directories/Web/index.cfm?iTopID=2247.  (2004).  2p.  Consulted 2006/IV/22.
“Highlights of the year, 2002-2003”  http://www.lawrence.edu/news/pubs/lt/presrep02-03/highlights/shtml.  (2005).  20p.  Consulted 2006/IV/22.
“H. Leslie Adams, composer home page”  http://www.under.org/cpcc/ladams_right.htm.  11p.  Consulted 2006/IV/22.
Vivace.  “Prelude and fugue for solo organ”  http://www.vivacepress.com/342.html.  2p.  Consulted 2006/IV/22.
World Concert Artist Directory.  “H. Leslie Adams”  http://www.concertartist.info/bio/ADA001.html.  6p.  Consulted 2006/IV/22.
“Joel Lazar, music director”  http://www.jccso.prg/director.html.  (2005).  4p.  Consulted 2006/IV/.22.
PR Web  http://www.prweb.com/releases/2006/4/prweb367622.html.  (2006).  2p.  Consulted 2006/IV/23.
“The Kalamazoo Concert Band”  http://www.kzoocb.org/  (2006).  4p.  Consulted 2006/IV/22.
“John Keene, opera coach-accompanist”  http://www.music.lsu.edu/faculty/keene.html.  (2002).  2p.  Consulted 2006/IV/22.
Henahan, Donal.  “Review/opera; Porgy and Bess; Catfish Row at Met”  http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=950DE3DA113BF93AA1575AC0A96F948260.  Reprint from New York times, 1989/IX/29.  (2006).  4p.  Consulted 2006/III/8.
Rockwell, John.  “Opera: Graziella Sciutti’s Bohème at Juilliard”  http://query.nutimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=950DEODDD1638F932A25751C1A965948…  Reprinted by New York times (1983/XII/11).  (2006).  2p.  Consulted 2006/IC/22.
Holland, Bernard.  “Concert: Fauré, Stravinsky by Collegiate Chorale”  http://query.nytime.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9CO6E5D91038F9336A25756COA9659482…  Reprinted from New York times (1983/V/15)  (2006).  2p.  Consulted 2006/IV/22.
Kennedy Center.  “Recognizing and presenting the greatest performances and performers”  http://www.kennedy-center.org/about/perhig80.html.  17p.  Consulted 2006/IV/22.
Barfoot, Terry.  “Classical music web”  http://www.musicweb.uk.net/classicrev/2001/Oct01/Orff_Carmina_Guild.htm.  (2001).  3p.  Consulted 2006/IV/22.
“Opera: the Met presents La bohèmehttp://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9AODEFD91E39F934A2575
Crutchfield, Will.  “Concert: Collegiate Chorale”  http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9AODE6DE1530F932A1575…  Reprinted from New York times.  (2006).  2p.  Consulted 2006/IV/22.
Crutchfield, Will.  “Opera: the Met presents La bohème.”  Reprinted from the New York times (2006/IV/22).  2p.  http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9A0DEFD91E39F934A25751C1A960948260.  2p.  Consulted 2006/IV/23.
RECORDINGS
LP: Monteverdi, Claudio.  L’incoronazione di Poppea.  Carolyn Watkinson [La Fortuna, Nerone]; Judith Nelson [La Virtù, Pallade]; Carmen Balthrop [Poppea]; Andrea Bierbaum [Ottavia]; Henri Ledroit [Ottone]; Ulrik Cold [Seneca]; Carlo Gaifa [Arnalta]; Guy de Mey [Lucano, Primo soldato]; Peter Ratincky [Amore]; Harry van der Kamp [Mercurio]; Ben Holt [Liberto]; Phillip Schuddeboom [Secondo soldato]; Il Complesso Barocco; Alan Curtis, conductor (1980).  Black Disc.
CD: Monteverdi, Claudio.  L’incoronazione di Poppea.  Carolyn Watkinson [La Fortuna, Nerone]; Judith Nelson [La Virtù, Pallade]; Carmen Balthrop [Poppea]; Andrea Bierbaum [Ottavia]; Henri Ledroit [Ottone]; Ulrik Cold [Seneca]; Carlo Gaifa [Arnalta]; Guy de Mey [Lucano, Primo soldato]; Peter Ratincky [Amore]; Harry van der Kamp [Mercurio]; Ben Holt [Liberto]; Phillip Schuddeboom [Secondo soldato]; Il Complesso Barocco; Alan Curtis, conductor (1980).  3 Fonit Cetra Italia CDC 76 (1994); 3 Warner Fonit 8573 84065-2 (2001).
AT: Still, William Grant.  Costaso.  On the highway.  Peabody Conservatory of Music, Cliff Jackson, piano (1984/II).
AT: Swanson, Howard.  Death song.  Peabody Conservatory of Music.  Cliff Jackson, piano.  (1984/II).
AT: Swanson, Howard.  Death song.  Vasta Shambon, piano.
AT: Swanson, Howard.  Joy.  Peabody Conservatory of Music; Cliff Jackson, piano) (1984/II).
AT: Swanson, Howard.  Pierrot.  Vasta Shambon, piano.
AT: Swanson. Howard.  The valley.  Vasta Shambon, piano.
AT: Thomson, Virgil.  Four saints in three acts.  Pigeons on the grass alas.  Peabody Conservatory of Music; Cliff Jackson, piano (1984/II).
AT: Walker, George.  Lament.  Peabody Conservatory of Music; Cliff Jackson, piano (1984/II).
AT: Walker, George.  The bereaved maid.  Peabody Conservatory of Music; Cliff Jackson, piano 1984/II).
CD: Orff, Carl.  Carmina Burana (1988).  Gabriela Herrera, soprano; Frank Kelly, tenor; Ben Holt, baritone; Choir of the Academia de Música de Mineria; Coro de os Niños de la Basilica de Guadalupe; Orquesta Sinfónica de Mineria; Herrera de la Fuente, conductor.  Guild GMCD 7227 (1988). [2]  Duration: 58:58.
VHS: Beethoven, Ludwig van.  Sonata, piano, op. 13: 2.== Corrine Anderson, piano.
VHS: Bizet, Georges.  Carmen Jones.  Stand up and fight. Corrine Anderson, piano.
VHS: Brahms, Johannes.  ==   Corrine Anderson, piano.
VHS: Gershwin, George.  Porgy and Bess.  Bess, you is my woman now.  Corrine Anderson, piano.
VHS: Gershwin, George.  Porgy and Bess.  I got plenty of nuthin'. Corrine Anderson, piano.
VHS: He's got the whole world in his hands.  Corrine Anderson, piano.
VHS: Ich trage meine  ==.  Corrine Anderson, piano.
VHS: Johnson, Hall.  Ride on, King Jesus.  Corrine Anderson, piano.
VHS: Joshua fit the battle.  Corrine Anderson, piano.
VHS: Lay me down beneath the willows.  Corrine Anderson, piano.
VHS: Shall we gather at the river?  Corrine Anderson, piano.
VHS: Still, William Grant.  Bayou legend (Third blade, and MC).  Opera/South; Leonard (DePaur, conductor  (1979).

PERFORMANCES

Mozart, Wolfgang Amades.  Le nozze di Figaro  Ben Holt, baritone [Figaro]’Ronald Madden [Count Almaviva]; Nicole Philibosian [Countess]; Andrea Matthews [Susanna]; Virginia Opera; Peter Mark, conductor (1984/X, XI).
Musgrave, Thea.  Harriet, the woman called Moses.  Cynthia Haymon [Harriett]; Ben Holt [Josiah]; Altelouise Vaughn [Rit]; Jay Willoughby [The master]; Barry Craft [Preston]; Raymond Bazemore [Ben]; Damon Evans [Banjie]; Peter Van Derick [Thomas Garrett]; Anthony Zbrzezny [Edward Covey]; Michael Muziko [Mr. McLeod]; Virginia Opera; Peter Mark, conductor (1985/III).
Bach, Johann Sebastian.  Johannespassion.  Ben Holt; Charles Bressler; Alessandra Marc; Mariana Paunova; Stephen Saxon; Paul Hill Chorale; Paul Hill, conductor (1984).
Bach, Johann Sebastian.  Mass, B minor.  Ben Holt; Charles Bressler; Alessandra Marc; Mariana Paunova; Stephen Saxon; Oratorio Society of Washington; Paul Hill, conductor (1984).
Bach, Johann Sebastian.  Mathäuspasson.  Ben Holt; Charles Bressler; Alessandra Marc; Mariana Paunova; Stephen Saxon; Choral Arts Society of Washington; Robert Schafer, conductor (1984).
Gershwin, George.  Porgy and Bess.  Priscilla Baskerville, soprano [Bess]; Marvis Martin [Clara]; Michael Smartt, baritone [Porgy]; Gregg Baker [Crown]; Mervyn Wallace [Peter]; Carl Findlay [Scipio]; Joseph Joubert [Jasbo Brown]; Camellia Johnson [{Serena]; Ben Holt, baritone [Sportin’ Life]; Gordon Hawkins [Jake]; Karla Burns [Lily]; Marjorie Wharton [Maria]; Linda Thompson [Strawberry Woman]; Michael Forest [Mingo]; Edward Payne [Robbins]; Lynn Randolph [Crabman]; Raymond Bazemore [Frazier]; Michael Lofton [Jim]; Edward White [Undertaker]; Jack Dabdoub [Mr. Archdale]; Hansford Rowe [Detective]; Andrew Murphy [Policeman]; Jack Sims [Coroner]; Arthur Mitchell, choreographer; Metropolitan Opera; James Levine, conductor (1989).
Stravinsky, Igor  Le noces.  Pamela Coburn, soprano; Kimball Wheeler, mezzo-soprano; Frank Hoffmeister, tenor; Ben Holt, baritone; Ursula Oppens, Paul Suits, Cliff Jackson, Peter Lurye, pianos; James Baker, Daniel Druckman, Jonathan Haas, Benjamin Herman, Godrdon Gottlieb, percussion; Paul Fein, timpani; Collegiate Chhorale; Paul Bass, conductor. (1983).
Gershwin, George.  Porgy and Bess.  Excerpts.  Washington, Kennedy Center; Paul Hill Chorale (1981/IX/26).
Handel, George Frideric.  Messiah.  Nevilla Ottley Singers (1981/XII/05).
Orff, Karl.  Carmina burana.  Michael Dash; Gordon Getty; Faye Robinson; Collegiate Chorale; Robert Bass, conductor.
Puccini, Giacomo.  La bohème.  Brain Schexnayder [Marcello]; Leona Mitchell [Mimì]; Denys Gulyas [Rodolfo]; Barbara Daniels [Musetta]; Ferruccio Furlanetto [Colline]; Ben Holt [Schaunard];Metropolitan Opera; Julius Rudel, conductor.
Puccini, Giacomo.  La bohème.  Roger Ohlsen, tenor [Rodolfo]; Renée Fleming, soprano [Musetta]; Nicole Philibostan, soprano [Mimì]; Ben Holt, baritone [Schaunard]; Victor Ramirez [Marcello]; Julian Rodescu [Benoit]; Robert Markel [Alcindoro]; Juilliard American Opera Center; Jorge Mester, conductor (1983).

Ben Holt Memorial Scholarship
Established at the Juilliard School in 1996 by Mayme W. Holt, mother of the baritone, this is anually available to students of African and/or Native heritage at the Juilliard School.  As of 2006, there have been ten recipients.  In an e-mail communication (2006/IV/25) Victoria Murray Brand, Manager of Scholarship Develooment within the school’s Office of Development and Public Affairs, regretted that she was unable to identify these students because of the school’s privacy laws (FERPA).

ELECTRONIC RESOURCES

“John Keene, opera coach-accompanist”  http://www.music.lsu.edu/faculty/keene.html.  (2002).  2p.  Consulted 2006/IV/22.

Ben Holt Memorial Concert Series
Patterned after the Lois G. Wright Memorial Concert Series, these events were established by Dominique-René de Lerma when he was Director of the Center for Black Music Research, Columbia College, in Chicago.  The series moved to Lawrence University, in Appleton WI, when Dr. de Lerma joined the faculty of the Conservatory of Music, supported by the then dean, Robert Dodson.  The mission of the Series was to provide support for minority concert artists, specifically Black, latino, and Native American, and their music.  A formal recital included music of one of these minorities and a second service involved a master class, informal meeting with students, held in advance of the recital.
The Series was terminated in 2005 by Dean Robert Thayer.  At that time, Simon Estes had agreed to offer a benefit recital, and explorations were underway to engage Awadagin Pratt and a return visit by Kishna Davis.  In addition, plans were being made to provide additional performances elsewhere in Wisconsin and Illinois.  It had been customary to give special consideration to laureates of the Sphinx Competition.
Guests  DATE ARE NOT RIGHT==
Kishna Davis, soprano (1997)
Brazeal W. Dennard, conductor (2004)
Bonita Suzanne Hyman, mezzo-soprano (1992, Chicago)
Gareth Johnson, violin (2002)
Gene Lees, speaker (1998)
Elizabeth Norman, soprano (1996)
Daniel Bernard Roumain, composer, violinist (2001)
George Shirley, tenor (1995)
Kevin Short, bass-baritone (1993, Chicago; 1994, Appleton)
Jared Snyder, cello (2000)
Darryl Taylor, tenor (2003)
William Warfield, narrator (1996)
Melissa Louise White, violin (1997)
Advisory Board
Donnie Ray Albert, bass-baritone, Richardson TX
Koteles Alexander, attorney, Silver Spring MD
Betty Allen, mezzo-soprano, administrator, Harlem School of the Arts
Sanford Allen, violinist, New York NY
William Duncan Allen, pianist, Richmond CA
Martina Arroyo, soprano, New York NY
David N. Baker, pedagogue and composer, Indiana University-Bloomington
Banfield, William, Endowed Chair in the Humanities, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul
Lyman A. Brodie, professor, University of Central Florida-Orlando
Howard Mayer Brown, musicologist, University of Chicago
Philip Brunelle, conductor, VocalEssence, Minneapolis
Thomas Carey, baritone, University of Oklahoma-Norman
Michael Charry, conductor, Mannes College of Music, New York
Eileen Cline, Dean of the Faculty, Peabody Conservatory
Ronald A.Crutcher, President, Wheaton College, Norton MA
Anthony Davis, composer, professor, University of California-San Diego
Rebecca A.Cureau, President, Le Capitale, Links, Baton Rouge LA
Helen Dilworth, soprano, professor, San Francisco State University
Mattiwilda Dobbs, soprano, Alexandria VA
Bernard J.Dobroski, Dean, School of Music, Northwestern University
Robert K.Dodson, Provost, New England Conservatory, Boston
Leslie B. Dunner, Music Director, Joffrey Ballet
AnthonyElliott, cellist, professor, University of Michigan-Ann ArborA
Leon Fleisher, pianist, Peabody Conservatory
Henry Fogel, President, American Symphony Orchestra League, Washington
Robert Freeman, Dean, College of Fine Arts, University of Texas-Austin
Andrew Freierson, vocal pedagogue, New York NY
Gary Graffman, Director, Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia
Michael Hammond, Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts
D. Antoinette Handy, Director, Music Programs, National Endowment for the Arts
Hilda Harris, mezzo-soprano, Metropolitan Opera
Raymond Harvey, Music Director, Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra
Cynthia B.Herbst, Manager, American International Artists, Hoosick Falls NY
Marymal Holmes, soprano, professor Bowie State University, Bowie MD
Cliff Jackson, professor, University of Kentucky-Lexington
Joyce Johnson, administrator, School of Music, Spelman College, Atlanta
Harold M. Jones, flutist, pedagogue, Manhattan School of Music, New York
Kenneth A.,Keeling, pedagogue, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
Susan H. Kincaid, President, Sherwood Conservatory of Music, Chicago
Sylvia Olden Lee, vocal coach, Curtis Institute of Music
Peter Mark, Artistic Director, Virginia Opera, Norfolk
Sara McFerrin, vocal pedagogue, Fullerton College, retired
Albert McNeil, conductor, Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers, Hermosa Beach CA
Kermit Moore, composer, cellist, conductor, New York
Michael Morgan, Music Director, Oakland East Bay Symphony Orchestra
Robert Leigh Morris, Artistic Director, Leigh Chorale of Minnesota
Maurice Peress, conductor, Aaron Copland School of Music, CUNY Graduate Center,
Betty Ridgeway, vocal pedagogue, Morgan State University, Baltimore
Earl J. Schub, Dean, Chicago Musical College
George Shirley, Joseph Edgar Maddy Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Kevin Short, bass-baritone, Metropolitan Opera
Murry Sidlin, conductor, Dean, Rome School of Music, Catholic University of America,
Ralph Simpson, organist, Tennessee State University, Nashville
Alvin Singleton, UNISYS composer-in-residence, Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Carl Stiehl, Sturgeon Bay WI and Punta Gorda FL
Herman Taylor, professor, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston
Marcus Thompson, viola pedagogue, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Arthur R.Tollefson, Dean, School of Music, University of North Carolina-Greensboro
William Warfield, baritone and vocal pedagogue, University of Illinois-Urbana
Robert J. Werner, Dean, College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati
Wendell Wright, founder-administrator, Lois J. Wright Memorial Concert Series
Patrons
William Duncan Allen
T. J. Anderson
Appleton Area School District
Arie and Ida Crown Memorial
Center for Black Music Research
Chicago Friends of the Amistad Research Center
Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region
Bernard J. Dobrowski
John W and Sharon F. Fenlon
Samuel A.Floyd, Jr.
Fox Valley Arts Alliance
Andrew Frierson
Ralph H. GoodPasteur
Antonio Green
Jacqueline Haas
Harold Jordan
Joyce Foundation
Lawrence University Conservatory of Music
Lawrence University Organization of Black Students
Dominique-René de Lerma
Sara McFerrin
Sid Ordower
Sheldon Patinkin
Patricia D. Rogers
William Russo
Sara Lee Foundation
Diana Slaughter-Defoe
Fred Snyder
Cynthia Moeller and Carl H. Stiehl
Urban Gateways
William Grant Still Music
John C. and JoAnn M. Zimmerman
ELECTRONIC RESOURCES
Lawrence Ybuversity, President’s report.  http://www.lawrence.edu/news/pubs/lt/presrep02-03/highlights.shtml.  (2003).  20p.  Consulted 2006/IV/22.
Lawrence University events.  http://72.14.207.104/search?q=cache:V7zaB2Q3yVoJ:www.lawrence.edu/news/events/septoct2002.pdf+%22Gareth+Johnson%22+%2B%22Lawrence%22&hl=en&gl=us&ct=clnk&cd=1.  (2002).  5p.  Consuoted 2006/IV/27.
Gherardini, Tony.  “Lawrence hosts violin virtuoso” by Tony Gherardini and Tim Ruberton.  http://www.lawrentian.com/media/storage/paper409/news/2002/10/04/ArtsEntertainment/Lawrence.Hosts.Violin.Virtuoso-286789.shtml?norewrite200604270820&sourcedomain=www.lawrentian.com.  (2002).  2p.  Consuoted 2006/IV/27.
Lerma, Dominique-René de.  “Professor praises campus, community”  http://media.www.lawrentian.com/media/storage/paper409/news/2002/10/11/OpinionsEditorials/Professor.Praises.Campus.Community-293489.shtml?sourcedomain=www.lawrentian.com&MIIHost=media.collegepublisher.com.  (2002).  2p.  Consulted 2006/IV.27.
 “For immedia release”  http://www.lawrence.edu/dept/public_affairs/media/release/9495/george_shirley.txt.  1p.  Consulted 2006/IV/22.
“Highlights of the year, 2002-2003”  http://www.lawrence.edu/news/pubs/lt/presrep02-03/highlights/shtml.  (2005).  20p.  Consulted 2006/IV/22.
Mar, Ceilidh.  “Daniel Bernard Roumain to perform his innovative compositions Saturday”  http://www.lawrentian.com/media/storage/paper409/news/2001/10/12/ArtsEntertainment/Daniel.Bernard.Roumain.To.Perform.His.Innovative.Compositions.Saturday-116128.shtml?norewrite200604261241&sourcedomain=www.lawrentian.com.  (2001).  2p.  Consulted 2006/IV/22.