AFRICAN WELCOME PIECE

Posted By : Jeff Moore
Piece Title : African Welcome Piece
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Level : HS/College
Composer / Arranger : Udow, Michael (1949-)
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Total Number of Percussionists Required :10+ Percussionist(s)
Categories : Percussion Ensemble
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Publisher :UM Music Publications
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Year Composed / Copyright Date : /  1973
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Posted By : Jeff Moore    Date Posted: 23 February 2009 08:44:00 AM
Instr.: I - IV all play spagane (small wood blocks you hit on the floor), plus; I four toms; II timbales; III two snares; IV bongos; V timpani; VI agogo bells, steel drums; VII - XII all play bull roars, rattles and voice 12/8 Dotted quarter = 100. Uses layers of ostinatos. African rhythms layered on one another, with occasional solos throughout the ensemble. Chant chorus at end. Includes Agbadza 12/8, Tigre Dance 6/8, and Hi-Life with a tutti ending. Fun piece. Could add dancing. Similar to Rouse`s pieces, most closely Ogoun Badagris.
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