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Artist: Smith, Wadada Leo
Title: Rosa Parks: Pure Love
Format: CD
Catalog Number:57
Barcode:6430015280571 itemnumber=1000123323
Price: $19.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: JAZZ
Release Date: 2/15/2019
Availability: In Stock
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Wadada Leo Smith's latest album features "Rosa Parks: Pure Love. An Oratorio of Seven Songs," another extended composition by Smith inspired by the civil rights movement in the United States. This new major work is composed for the iconic civil rights hero Rosa Parks (1913-2005) and performed by three vocalists, a double-quartet and a drummer with electronics. The album is released in February 2019 to celebrate Rosa Parks' birthday on February 4.

Track Listing
Prelude: Journey

Vision Dance 1: Resistance and Unity

Rosa Parks: Mercy, Music for Double Quartet

Song 1: The Montgomery Bus Boycott - 381 Days of Fire

Song 2: The First Light, Gold

Vision Dance 2: Defiance, Justice and Liberation

Song 3: Change It!

Song 4: The Truth

Song 5: No Fear

Vision Dance 3: Rosa's Blue Lake

Song 6: The Second Light

12 Vision Dance 4: A Blue Casa

Song 7: Pure Love

The Known World: Apartheid

Postlude: Victory

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Release Format: CD         
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