The Black Experience


The Black Experience is a song cycle by David N. Baker setting the poetry of Mari Evans.

The song cycle is currently out-of-print, but three of the songs, "Early in the Mornin,'" "Status Symbol," and "A Good Assassination Should Be Quiet," are included in the anthology Anthology of Art Songs by Black American Composers.

Poetry by Mari Evans

1. Early in the Mornin'
2. The Rebel
3. Status Symbol
4. A Good Assassination Should Be Quiet
5. The Insurgent
6. I Who Would Encompass Millions
7. The Alarm Clock

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