Learn about this song’s meaning and structure.
Learn about the history behind this song.
I, Too, Sing is a lecture recital series created to educate young people about Classical composers of the African Diaspora. This virtual zoom residency is designed for grades 5-12 and will address the song collection, “Five Creole Songs” as arranged by Camille Nickerson.
Published in 1942, “Five Creole Songs” as arranged by Camille Nickerson were published to introduce and educate the general public about Afro-Creole culture in Louisiana. Through the lens of these pieces, students will learn about the history of Afro-creoles in Louisiana, the contributions of Afro- Creoles to classical music, while learning musical terminology and song structure.
In this second session, learn about the song “Chere mo lemmè toi” and its history.
By registering for this event, you will automatically be registered for all five sessions.