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Piano music of Africa and the African diaspora

Author: William Chapman Nyaho
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007-2008.
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for solo pianoThis first volume for advanced beginners offers a wonderful introduction to Ragtime and Jazz as well as syncopation and different articulations. The pieces range from light-hearted  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Piano music of Africa and the African diaspora.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007-2008
(OCoLC)671566852
Document Type: Musical Score
Music Type: Folk music; Dance forms; Preludes; Fantasias; Blues; Variations; Toccatas; Studies & exercises, etudes; Rhapsodies
All Authors / Contributors: William Chapman Nyaho
ISBN: 9780193868229 0193868229 9780193868236 0193868237 9780193868243 0193868245 9780193870024 0193870029 9780193870031 0193870037
OCLC Number: 244006943
Notes: Includes biographical and performance notes.
Description: 1 score (5 volumes) ; 31 cm
Contents: v. 1. Early intermediate. Kwela no. 1 / Isak Roux ; Tender thought / Ulysses Kay ; My scarf is yellow / Hale Smith ; Dusk / Nkeiru Okoye ; Piano piece no. 2 : Call and response / Robert Mawuene Kwami ; Soufiane / Halim El-Dabh ; Off-beat shorty / Hale Smith ; Ticklin' toes / Florence B. Price ; Sweet Mister Jelly Roll / Valerie Capers ; Dancing barefoot in the rain / Nkeiru Okoye ; Lullaby / Isak Roux ; The monk / Valerie Capers ; Lullaby / Bangambula Vindu ; Builsa work song / J.H. Kwabena Nketia ; Ufie III / Christian Onyeji --
v. 2. Intermediate. Lament in tremolo form / Laurindo Almeida ; Invention no. 2 / Ulysses Kay ; Honey / R. Nathaniel Dett ; Nigerian dance no. 1 / Joshua Uzoigwe ; Prelude no. 1 : 'Joshua fit the Battle of Jericho' / Wallace M. Cheatham ; Prelude no. 2 : 'Poor mourner's got a home' / Wallace M. Cheatham ; Oga / Christian Onyeji ; Preludio cubano / Amadeo Roldán y Gardes ; Silk hat and walking cane / Florence B. Price ; At a certain church / John W. Work III ; Volta fantasy / J.H. Kwabena Nketia ; Igbá kerin, Àwon abàmi eye / Akin Euba ; Igbá kìnní, Akèrègbè baba emu / Akin Euba ; Pomme cannelle / Alain Pierre Pradel ; Basseet / Halim El-Dabh ; Nim nawakht / Halim El-Dabh ; If the silver bird could speak / Eleanor Alberga --
v. 3. Early advanced. Take me back / John W. Work III ; Deep river / Samuel Coleridge-Taylor ; La dangereuse / Ludovic Lamothe ; Juba dance / R. Nathaniel Dett ; Jamaican dance no. 2 / Oswald Russell ; Prelude no. 3 / Wallace M. Cheatham ; The cuckoo / Howard Swanson ; Scenes from traditional life no. 1 / Akin Euba ; Scherzino / Andrés Wheatley ; Nimble feet / Florence B. Price ; Cell phone blues / Ed Bland ; Papillons / Oswald Russell ; Variations on an Egyptian folksong / Gamal Abdel-Rahim --
v. 4. Advanced. Prelude and caprice / George Walker ; Ukom : from Talking drums / Joshua Uzoigwe ; Flowers in the sand / Bongani Ndodana-Breen ; Coma dance / Halim El-Dabh ; Troubled water / Margaret Bonds ; Toccata / Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson ; The lotus : from Six dialects in African pianism / Gyimah Labi --
v. 5. Advanced. The bamboula : from 24 Negro melodies op. 59 no. 8 / Samuel Coleridge-Taylor ; Humoresque no. 1 / Oswald Russell ; Etude in C♯ minor : from 12 études for piano / H. Leslie Adams ; Afro Arab blues / Ali Osman ; Township guitar / Isak Roux ; Egwu Amala : from Talking drums / Joshua Uzoigwe ; Rhapsody no. 4 : (Toccata) / Lettie Beckon Alston ; Tumbling dance / Martin Scherzinger.
Medium of Performance: piano
Responsibility: compiled and edited by William H. Chapman Nyaho.

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Volume 1 (Early Intermediate) contains selections that should be accessible to students having played the intermediate works of Kabalevsky. These pieces have relatively thin textures and a fairly Read more...

 
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