As classes start at Georgetown University in Washington, DC this month, there is an album composed by composition Professor Carlos Simon called Requiem For The Enslaved on the Decca label. It is in honor and in reparations for the slaves sold by the university in 1838 to fund the school. Simon is a very busy composer. He’s working on a piece for the Minnesota Orchestra, with a libretto by Marc Bamuthi Joseph that pays tribute to George Floyd. That work will receive its world premiere next May. That’s just one of the many musical assignments he’s working on. One of the tour dates for Requiem for the Enslaved is at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston in October.