“Carnegie Hall Musical Explorers Song,” by Daniel Eliot Levy. © 2007 and ASCAP. Performed by Shanna Lesniak-Whitney and Shane Schag.
“Blue Skies” from Betsy. Words and music by Irving Berlin. © 1927 by Irving Berlin. Copyright Renewed. This Arrangement © 2015 by the Estate of Irving Berlin. International Copyright Secured All Rights Reserved. Reprinted by Permission of Hal Leonard Corporation. Courtesy of The Irving Berlin Music Company. Performed by Brianna Thomas, Wayne Tucker, Conun Pappas, Eric Wheeler, and Darrian Douglas.
“Take the A Train,” words and music by Billy Strayhorn. Copyright © 1941 Reservoir Media Music and Billy Strayhorn Songs, Inc. Copyright Renewed. This arrangement Copyright © 2020 Reservoir Media Music and Billy Strayhorn Songs, Inc. All Rights in the US and British Reversionary Territories Administered by Reservoir Media Management, Inc. All Rights Reserved Used by Permission. Reprinted by permission of Hal Leonard LLC. Performed by Brianna Thomas, Wayne Tucker, Conun Pappas, Eric Wheeler, and Darrian Douglas.
“Hurombo Gara Wega,” traditional Zimbabwean song, arranged by Tanyaradzwa Tawengwa Nzou Mambano. Performed by Tanyaradzwa Tawengwa Nzou Mambano and Kanukai Chigamba.
“Pamuromo paHaruna,” traditional Zimbabwean mbira song, arranged by Tanyaradzwa Tawengwa Nzou Mambano. Performed by Tanyaradzwa Tawengwa Nzou Mambano and Kanukai Chigamba.
“A.K.I.K.O.,” music by Mushy Widmaier and Emeline Michel, lyrics by Ralph Boncy and Emeline Michel. Recording from The Best of Emeline Michel, courtesy of Emeline Michel.
“Panama Mwen Tombe,” traditional Haitian folk song. Performed by Emeline Michel, Yayoi Ikawa, Rigaud Simon, Gashford Guillaume, and Jean Guy Rene.
“Estoy Buscando un Árbol,” by Rafael Cepeda Atiles. Copyright © 1979 by Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc. Copyright Renewed. This arrangement Copyright © 2018 by Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc. International Copyright Secured All Rights Reserved. Reprinted by permission of Hal Leonard LLC. Performed by Los Pleneros de la 21.
“Ola de la Mar,” by Pedro Ruiz. Performed by Los Pleneros de la 21.
"Everybody Wants Freedom," traditional freedom song, arranged by Starr Busby. Performed by Starr Busby, Seth Johnson, Mike LaValle, and Attis Clopton.
"Freedom Highway," by Roebuck “Pops” Staples © Staples Music/Staples Family LLC (BMI). Performed by Starr Busby, Seth Johnson, Mike LaValle, and Attis Clopton.
“Dholida,” traditional Indian classical work arranged by Falu Shah. Performed by Falu Shah, Gaurav Shah, Deep Singh, Bryan Vargas, and Sami Abu Shumays.
“Allahoo,” traditional Indian classical arranged by Falu Shah. Performed by Falu Shah, Gaurav Shah, Deep Singh, Bryan Vargas, and Greg Gonzalez.
TG8: Brianna Thomas by Matt Baker; Tanyaradzwa Tawengwa Nzou Mambano by Beaven Photography; Emeline by Elénore Coyette. TG9: Julia Gutiérrez-Rivera and Juan Gutiérrez by Andres Rodriguez; Starr Busby by Julian Klepper; Falu Shah by Dima Volkov. TG12: Hand gestures by Anouska Swaray. TG14: Children playing tube trumpets by Stephanie Berger; bucket drummer by Nan Palmero; boy playing straw oboe by Stephanie Berger; kitchen supplies by Hillarie O’Toole. TG24: Sugar Hill photo by Andrew Hardy. TG25: Brianna childhood photo courtesy of artist; Lenox Lounge by Ryan Davis. TG27: Manhattan Skyline by Giuseppe Milo. TG36: African market photo by Hannah Santisi. TG37: Victoria Falls photo by Fabio Achilli is licensed by CC BY 2.0; market photo by MattiaG; Tanyaradzwa childhood photo courtesy of artist. TG48: Kings Theatre photo by Robert K. Chin. TG49: Emeline childhood photo courtesy of artist; “View of Haitian Landscape” by Michelle Walz Eriksson is licensed by CC BY 2.0; “Dusk Falls on Cap-Haitien, Haiti” by Steve Bennett is licensed by CC BY-NC 2.0. TG64: Car photo by Lee Kowarski is licensed by CC BY 2.0. TG65: Juan childhood photo courtesy of artist; Julia childhood photo courtesy of artist; Puerto Rican Day Parade by Boss Tweed is licensed by CC BY 2.0; San Juan photo by Erik Larson. TG73: Barriles, maracas, and panderetas by Division of Home and Community Life, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution; cua sticks by Uryah and Chris Down/Asenine; güiro by Miguel Andrade. TG76: Weeksville Heritage center by Susan De Vries. TG77: Choir by Western Pennsylvania—United Methodist Church; Starr childhood photo courtesy of artist. TG82: Bernice Johnson Reagon by the United States Government; Nina Simone by Kroon, Ron/Anefo; Staple Singers by Friends of Soul Train; Pete Seeger by Fred Palumbo, Library of Congress; Bob Dylan used with permission from the Carnegie Hall Archives; Joan Baez by Vanguard Records; Odetta by Winston Vargas. TG86: 1963 March photo 1 by Rowland Scherman; 1963 March photo 2 by Warren K Leffler; 1963 March photo 3 by the United States National Archives. TG88: Mithai by Krista is licensed by CC BY 2.0. TG89: Falu childhood photo courtesy of artist; Mumbai by Vidur Malhotra; Holi by lakshmiprasada S. TG99: Dhol by adil113; harmonium by Volra; Tabla by NBaturo. TG102: L. Steven Taylor by Dirty Sugar; Ushers by Rigdzin Pema Collins. TG103: Carnegie Hall by Jeff Goldberg/Esto; Escalator by Google Maps; Zankel Hall by Jeff Goldberg/Esto; Photo of children by Fadi Kheir.
TG11: The Listening Walk, written by Paul Showers and illustrated by Aliki. TG25: Rhythm section by Suzanne Cerny. TG46: Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra, written by Andrea Davis Pinkney and illustrated by Brian Pinkney. TG46: Thoko Wake Up, written by Nomusa Ndebele and illustrated by Walt Barna. TG57: Little Fanfan Sings and Dances in Haiti, written by Susan Gleason Pierre-Louis and illustrated by Giovanni Munari. TG72: Joan Bobo Goes to Work: A Puerto Rican Folk Tale, written by Marisa Montes and illustrated by Joe Cepeda. TG85: A Sweet Smell of Roses, written by Angela Johnson and illustrated by Eric Velasquez. The Youngest Marcher, written by Cynthia Levinson and illustrated by Vanessa Brantley Newton. TG98: My Mother’s Sari, written by Sandhya Rao and illustrated by Nina Sabnani.
All other illustrations by Sophie Hogarth.
Weill Music Institute
Joanna Massey, Director, Learning & Engagement Programs
Amy Mereson, Assistant Director, Learning & Engagement Programs
Anouska Swaray, Manager, Learning & Engagement Programs
Kamila Muhammad, Coordinator, Learning & Engagement Programs
Jeff Cook, 2nd Story Sound
Special thanks to Sarah Cullen.