Randall Goosby on his new album Roots

Friday, June 25, 2021

The Decca violinist explores his fascinating and personal programme

When Randall Goosby signed to Decca Classics, his forthcoming first album was described as being a ‘journey across more than a century of African-American music for violin, tracing its roots in the spiritual through to the present day’. That fascinating and personal project - called Roots - is released today, and to explore its themes - as well as the music of composers including William Grant Still, Florence Price and Xavier Foley - the young virtuoso joined Editor Martin Cullingford in this week's Gramophone Podcast.

You can listen to the Podcast above. To hear other Gramophone podcasts, or to subscribe for free to new editions, search for 'Gramophone Magazine' in your Podcast application of choice, or visit Gramophone's page on Apple Music podcasts.

You can also explore Randall Goosby's new album Roots below, through Apple Music.  


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