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

Title
Towards an African pianism : keyboard music of Africa and the diaspora / edited by Cynthia Tse Kimberlin and Akin Euba.
Publication
Point Richmond, CA : MRI Press, 2005.

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Additional Authors
  • Kimberlin, Cynthia Tse.
  • Euba, Akin, 1935-2020.
  • Moe, Eric.
  • Inanga, Glen.
  • Young-Wright, Lorna.
  • Boozer, Mark.
  • Rubin, Amy.
  • Hollister, Darryl.
  • El-Dabh, Halim, 1921-2017.
  • Blake, Michael, 1951-
  • Tamusuza, Justinian.
  • Scherzinger, Martin Rudolph, 1966-
  • Konye, Paul (Musician).
  • Nketia, J. H. Kwabena.
  • Uzoigwe, Joshua.
  • Wheatley, Andres.
  • Okoye, Nkeiru.
  • Cheatham, Wallace.
  • Nash, Gary Powell, 1964-
  • Kwami, Robert Mawuena, 1954-2004.
Description
2 v. (xii, 400 p.) : ill., music; 27 cm. +
Alternative Title
  • African pianism : keyboard music of Africa and the diaspora
  • Keyboard music of Africa and the diaspora
  • Anthology of keyboard music from Africa and the diaspora.
Subjects
Note
  • 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, c2005.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index in vol. 1.
Event (note)
  • 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.
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.
Call Number
Sc F 10-209
ISBN
  • 096274736X
  • 9780962747366
OCLC
61865866
Title
Towards an African pianism : keyboard music of Africa and the diaspora / edited by Cynthia Tse Kimberlin and Akin Euba.
Imprint
Point Richmond, CA : MRI Press, 2005.
Performer
On CD 1: Eric Moe, Glen Inanga, Lorna Young-Wright, Mark Boozer or Amy Rubin, piano. On CD 2: Darryl Hollister, piano.
Event
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.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index in vol. 1.
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Added Author
Kimberlin, Cynthia Tse. Editor
Euba, Akin, 1935-2020. Editor
Moe, Eric. Performer
Inanga, Glen. Performer
Young-Wright, Lorna. Performer
Boozer, Mark. Performer
Rubin, Amy. Performer
Hollister, Darryl. Performer
El-Dabh, Halim, 1921-2017. Spectrum. No. 1, darabukka, piano.
Blake, Michael, 1951- French suite.
Tamusuza, Justinian. Abakadde abaagalana be balima akambugu.
Euba, Akin, 1935-2020. Chaka. Selections; arranged.
Rubin, Amy. Hallelujah games.
Scherzinger, Martin Rudolph, 1966- Songs, pianos (2). Masanga.
Moe, Eric. Dance of the honey monkey.
Konye, Paul (Musician). African miniature songs without words.
Rubin, Amy. American progressions.
Nketia, J. H. Kwabena. Piano music. Selections.
Uzoigwe, Joshua. Lustra variations.
Wheatley, Andres. Piano music. Selections.
Boozer, Mark. Anger and jubilation.
Okoye, Nkeiru. African sketches.
Cheatham, Wallace. Preludes, piano.
Nash, Gary Powell, 1964- Three ivory magnolia fantasies. Selections.
Kwami, Robert Mawuena, 1954-2004. Pieces, piano, no. 6.
Kwami, Robert Mawuena, 1954-2004. January dance.
Uzoigwe, Joshua. Agbigbo.
Added Title
Anthology of keyboard music from Africa and the diaspora.
Publisher No.
ABA 0001 CD A Bridge Across
ABA 0002 CD A Bridge Across
Research Call Number
Sc F 10-209
Sc CD-1288 [audio discs]
JMF 10-1101 [Text]
*LDC 50610 [CD]
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