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Towards an African pianism : keyboard music of Africa and the diaspora

Author: Cynthia Tse KimberlinAkin EubaEric MoeGlen InangaLorna Young-WrightAll authors
Publisher: Point Richmond, CA : MRI Press, 2005.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Scores
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Towards an African pianism.
Point Richmond, CA : MRI Press, 2005
(OCoLC)655138385
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording, Musical Score
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Tse Kimberlin; Akin Euba; Eric Moe; Glen Inanga; Lorna Young-Wright; Mark Boozer; Amy Rubin; Darryl Hollister; Halim El-Dabh; Michael Blake; Justinian Tamusuza; Martin Rudolph Scherzinger; Paul Konye, (Musician).; J H Kwabena Nketia; Joshua Uzoigwe; Andres Wheatley; Nkeiru Okoye; Wallace Cheatham; Gary Powell Nash; Robert Mawuena Kwami
ISBN: 096274736X 9780962747366
OCLC Number: 61865866
Notes: Includes essays, musical scores, and sound recordings.
Subtitle on accompanying CDs: An anthology of keyboard music from Africa and the diaspora.
The CDs published by: Pittsburgh, PA : A Bridge Across, Department of Music, University of Pittsburgh, ©2005.
Includes index in vol. 1.
Performer(s): On CD 1: Eric Moe, Glen Inanga, Lorna Young-Wright, Mark Boozer or Amy Rubin, piano. On CD 2: Darryl Hollister, piano.
Event notes: The CDs recorded at the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, University of Pittsburgh; at Churchill College, University of Cambridge; at the University of California, Santa Barbara; and at the Benaroya Hall, Seattle.
Description: 2 volumes (xii, 400 pages) : illustrations, music ; 27 cm + 2 audio discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: v. 1. Essays: Is African pianism possible? / Kofi Agawu --
Conceptualizing 'African pianism' / Paul Konte --
Halim El-Dabn on African pianism --
Introducing al-Biyanu: a first survey of oral tradition pianism in North Africa / Linda Burman-Hall --
Abdullah Ibrahim and 'African pianism' in South Africa / Christine Lucia --
An African American composer's view of African connections / Ed Bland --
Is it the righ pitch or the right temperament? Comments from Ed Bland / Mike Wright --
African pianism in Abakadde abaagalana be balima akambugu / Justinian Tamusuza --
Some comments on my piano piece French suite / Michael Blake --
African pianism: the problem of tonality and atonality / Joshua Uzoigwe --
Themes from Chaka no. 1: a pianistic realization of African polyrhythm / Akin Euba --
Towards a theory of African painism: a study of the piano works of Akin Euba / Bode Omojola --
National identity through African pianism: the works of Kwabena Nketia and Gyimah Labi of Ghana / George Dor --
The microcosm of the macrocosm depicted in Halim El-Dabn's 'Mekta in the art of kita' / Denise Seachrist --
Whose white man sleeps? Analyzing the keyboard music of Kevin Volans by speculating on African connections to the world on the terrain of culture / Martin Scherzinger. v. 2. Scores: Symphonies in sonic vibration. Spectrum no. 1 : (piano and derabucca version) (1957) / Halim El-Dabh --
French suite : (1994) / Michael Blake --
Abakadde abaagalana be balima akambugu = Mutual lovers are always successful : for soprano, tenor, and piano (1995) / Justinian Tamusuza --
Themes from Chaka no. 1 : (1996) / Akin Euba --
Hallelujah games : for piano 4 hands (1997) / Amy Rubin --
Masanga : for two pianos (1998) / Martin Scherzinger --
Dance of the honey monkey : for piano solo (1999) / Eric Moe --
African miniature songs without words. I & II : for piano (2003) / Paul Konye --
American progressions : (2003) / Amy Rubin. Contents on disc 1: Dagarti work song ; Buisa work song ; Dagomba ; Libation ; Volta fantasy / J.H. Kwabena Nketia --
Themes from Chaka. No. 1 / Akin Euba --
Dance of the honey monkey / Eric Moe --
Lustra variations / Joshua Uzoigwe --
Homage a Scriabin ; Sharpeville 1960 ; Duo Napolitain (Naples street) ; Valse musette ; Last spring ; Scherzino / Andres Wheatley --
Anger and jubilation / Mark Boozer --
The village children at play ; Dusk / Nkeiru Okoye --
American progressions / Amy Rubin. Contents on disc 2: African miniature songs without words. Book I / Paul Konye --
Three preludes / Wallace Cheatham --
Themes from Chaka. 2 / Akin Euba --
Three magnolia fantasies. Buddy's path ; Fast blues on the wall / Gary Nash --
Piano piece no. 6 ; January dance / Robert Kwami --
Agbigbo / Joshua Uzoigwe.
Other Titles: Anthology of keyboard music from Africa and the diaspora.
African pianism :
Keyboard music of Africa and the diaspora
Responsibility: edited by Cynthia Tse Kimberlin and Akin Euba.

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