An Interview with George Walker

Terry, Mickey Thomas; Monson, Ingrid
September 2000
Musical Quarterly;Fall2000, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p372
Academic Journal
Presents an interview with composer George Walker on the participation of black people in classical music. Description of accomplishments; Competition in the conservatories and in classical music; Impact of commitment to music.


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