African pianism as an intercultural compositional

An introduction to music in Nigeria on Nigerian music review, n1 p He is also the pioneer of various theories, including those of African pianism and creative ethnomusicology.

These new idioms range from those that are practiced within the contexts of religious worships both Christian and Islamic to those that are performed as part of social ceremonies and in concert halls.

Moreover, the orchestra is a combination of African and Western instruments. Northwestern University Press, Akin Euba was Andrew W. These include types such as waka and apala.

Akin Euba at retirement party Audio Sample: While still in the employ of the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation, he received a Rockefeller Foundation fellowship in to study ethnomusicology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He was to be introduced to different musical cultures from many parts of the world, and, as time went on, he was to acquire a deep theoretical knowledge of African music.

Composition In Africa

The symphonic tone poem of is based on a Yoruba legend see explanation in Chapter 4and was performed in that year by the Portland Maine Symphony Orchestra conducted by Arthur Lipkin. In he had written what appears to be a prelude to this work.

Ice cubes, for string orchestra. A Theory of Composition and a Composition of Theory. Intercultural Composition, Performance, Musicology," a program that includes the following projects: Music was not all Euba produced that year; he also published two theoretical articles on music in Africa.

Organizer, International symposium and festival on the theme "Towards an African Pianism: While still in the employ of the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation, he received a Rockefeller Foundation fellowship in to study ethnomusicology at the University of California, Los Angeles.

I was at that time just beginning to develop the idea of 'African pianism', a style of piano playing which is as distinct as a jazz pianism or a Chopinesque pianism.

The latter is an orchestral piece which was commissioned by Robert Boudreau, who conducted the American Wind Symphony Orchestra at the work's premiere that same year. Brief biographical information is therefore presented here. European church and classical music were introduced through the Church as well as through Missionary schools.

Orumillas voices; songs from the beginning of time Senghor's poem covers the last moments of Chaka's life. Horne Horne, Aaron. The other works of this same year in which piano is combined with other instruments are Tortoise and the Speaking Cloth for narrator and piano, and Four Pieces for flute, bassoon, piano and percussion.

Dialogue in Music Project: The objective in this study is to focus on modern Nigerian art music, one of such new idioms. Study in African Jazz No. Moreover, the orchestra is a combination of African and Western instruments. During the interim, Euba had written Abiku I, to be performed on Nigerian instruments.

Orunmila's Voices, premiere, New Orleans, The biography quotes Akin Euba's comments on The Wanderer: Euba has been a lecturer, visiting fellow, and external examiner at a variety of universities in Africa and North America. Black music research journal,p Black perspective in music, v4n1, p; v5n1, p; v6n1, p String music by Black American composers.

Clark is a Nigerian poet and playwright and a contemporary of Akin Euba. The Dundun Tradition, and co-editor of three books in the series titled Intercultural Music.At the same time, specific musical cultures and traditions of instrumentation, composition and performance indubitably exist.

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However, as a result of new developments in music technology and increasingly better means of music transmission, together with improved air travel facilities, intercultural activity in music intensified during the closing decades of the twentieth century.

Organizer, 1st and 2nd biennial international symposium and festival on the theme "Composition in Africa and the Diaspora," Churchill College, University of Cambridge, and Organizer, International symposium and festival on the theme "Towards an African Pianism: Keyboard Music of Africa and Its Diaspora," University of Pittsburgh, Ọmọjọlà, Olabode.

African pianism as an intercultural compositional framework; A study of the piano works of Akin Éubà in The landscape of African music, ed. by Abiola Irele. Special issue of Research in African literatures, v32n2 (), p Ojehomon, Agnes. Catalogue of recorded sound. African Pianism as an Intercultural Compositional Framework: A Study of the Piano Works of Akin Euba Omojola, Bode.

Research in African Literatures, Volume 32, Number 2, Summer "Composition in Africa and the Diaspora," "Towards an African Pianism: Keyboard Music of Africa and the Diaspora," "Dialogue—Africa Meets Asia," "Dialogue—Africa Meets Latin America," and "From Folk Song to Art Song—Modern Traditions of Vocal Music in Arica and the Diaspora.".

African pianism as an intercultural compositional framework; A study of the piano works of Akin Éubà in The landscape of African music, ed. by Abiola Irele. Special issue of Research in African literatures, v32n2 (), p

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