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Five Decades of Music Transmutation in Nigeria and The Diaspora By Godwin Sadoh
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Half a century of music making in Nigeria has indeed witnessed giant strides, development, transformation, assimilation, and acculturation. This book succinctly presents a holistic discourse of... More > musicality in Nigeria from the 1960s through the technological age of the 21st century transmitted through European and American cultures. It examines cogent topics such as traditional and popular music, art music, church music, choral activities, composers and their works, performance practices, maintenance of musical instruments, the impact of radio and television stations, feminine quantum leaps, music publishing, music technology, archival centers, copyright society, Nollywood music, and music entrepreneurship.< Less
Five Decades of Music Transmutation in Nigeria and the Diaspora By Godwin Sadoh
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Half a century of music making in Nigeria has indeed witnessed giant strides, development, transformation, assimilation, and acculturation. This book succinctly presents a holistic discourse of... More > musicality in Nigeria from the 1960s through the technological age of the 21st century transmitted through European and American cultures. It examines cogent topics such as traditional and popular music, art music, church music, choral activities, composers and their works, performance practices, maintenance of musical instruments, the impact of radio and television stations, feminine quantum leaps, music publishing, music technology, archival centers, copyright society, Nollywood music, and music entrepreneurship.< Less
Illusion for Violin and Piano By Godwin Sadoh
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Illusion is a three movement atonal work for violin and piano. The first movement is based on three different keys: The violin is in E-flat; the top staff of the piano is in D, while the lower staff... More > is in C. The same tonal scheme is maintained with slight modifications in the three movements to distillate the accentuation of strong beats through bar line crossing and frequent meter changes.< Less
Folk Dance for a Percussion Ensemble of Four Players By Godwin Sadoh
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Folk Dance is written for a percussion ensemble of four players. The idea behind the music was to create African rhythmic patterns for a limited number of instruments to reminisce traditional dance... More > music. Each individual player is assigned specific patterns to be realized on two to three instruments. The entire piece is based on three basic rhythmic cells. All other rhythmic patterns are derivations, elongations, or permutations on these three cells.< Less
Remembering Christopher Oyesiku At 90 Nigerian Conductor Extraordinaire By Godwin Sadoh
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This book succinctly introduces musicians and enthusiasts to the performance of classical music in Nigeria through the life and stunning career of Christopher Oyesiku. His repertoire, bass solo... More > recitals and choral performances are indeed the epitome of art music concerts in the country. In this book, we can see how art music is taught and learned, organized, directed, performed, promoted, managed, disseminated, patronized and preserved by the elitist group in modern day Nigeria. In other words, the Christopher Oyesiku concerts are representative of art music decorum in Nigeria, with particular emphasis on the performance practices, and a mirror through which one could examine the ethos of this brand of music in twenty-first century Nigeria.< Less
The Organ Works of Dinos Constantinides By Godwin Sadoh
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A study of the organ works of Greek-American composer, Dinos Constantinides, would further elucidate the creative processes, complexities, and intrigues involved in composing for organ in the... More > twentieth and twenty-first centuries.< Less
The Organ Works of Dinos Constantinides By Godwin Sadoh
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A study of the organ works of Greek-American composer, Dinos Constantinides, would further elucidate the creative processes, complexities, and intrigues involved in composing for organ in the... More > twentieth and twenty-first centuries.< Less
Nigerian Wedding Dance for Organ Solo By Godwin Sadoh
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The Nigerian Wedding Dance was originally composed for brass quintet and later reduced for piano solo. In this piece, a re-setting of the same tune for organ solo. The principal theme of the... More > Wedding Dance is borrowed from a popular Yoruba wedding song titled, "Awa l'egbe oniyawo" (We are the members of the bride's group). The piece is characterized by scintillating dance rhythms to compel the performer and listeners to dance. The stylistic and harmonic organization reminisce that of a popular West African dance band music called "Highlife." Similar to most African traditional music, the Wedding Dance consists of simplicity and repetition. This piece is most appropriate for the recession of the newly-wedded couple from the church sanctuary.< Less
Nigerian Wedding Dance for Organ Solo By Godwin Sadoh
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The Nigerian Wedding Dance was originally composed for brass quintet and later reduced for piano solo. In this piece, a re-setting of the same tune for organ solo. The principal theme of the... More > Wedding Dance is borrowed from a popular Yoruba wedding song titled, "Awa l'egbe oniyawo" (We are the members of the bride's group). The piece is characterized by scintillating dance rhythms to compel the performer and listeners to dance. The stylistic and harmonic organization reminisce that of a popular West African dance band music called "Highlife." Similar to most African traditional music, the Wedding Dance consists of simplicity and repetition. This piece is most appropriate for the recession of the newly-wedded couple from the church sanctuary.< Less
Oluwa Mi for Two Tenors and Piano By Godwin Sadoh
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Oluwa Mi is a prayer song for two tenors and piano accompaniment that recalls the second coming of Christ. It could be performed at divine church services such as during the advent season and at... More > other performance events.< Less