Piano Music of Africa and the African Diaspor


William H. Chapman Nyaho
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for solo piano
From the influences of the Southern US and the Caribbean to the Igbo people of Africa, this second volume truly represents the music of Africa and its Diaspora. This intermediate-level volume features more jazz and syncopated pieces that are both reflective and dance-like. Performance notes and composer biographies are also provided.


  • Laurindo Almeida: Lament in Tremelo Form
  • Ulysses Kay: Invention No. 2
  • Nathaniel Dett: Honey
  • JoshuaUzoigwe: Nigerian Dance No. 1
  • Wallace M. Cheatham: Prelude No. 1 'Joshua fit the Battle of Jericho'
  • Wallace M. Cheatham:Prelude No. 2 'Poor Mourner's Got a Home'
  • Christian Onyeji: Oga
  • Amadeo Roldan y Gardes: Preludio Cubano
  • Florence B. Price: Silk Hat and Walking Cane
  • John W. Work III: At a Certain Church
  • J.H. Kwabena Nketia: Volta Fantasy
  • Akin Euba: Igb'a Kerin - `Awon Ab`ami Eye
  • Akin Euba: Igb'a K`inn'i - Ak`er`e gb`e Baba Emu
  • Alain PierrePradel: Pomme Cannelle
  • Halim El-Dabh: Basseet
  • Halim El-Dabh: Nim Nawakht
  • Eleanor Alberga: If the Silver BirdCould Speak

Additional Information

Item Number: 9780193868236
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 64
Publication Date: 19/04/2007
ISBN: 9780193868236
Format: 311x232
Voices: Solo
Force: Solo piano
Level of difficulty: B-C


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