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The Centenary of The Cathedral Church of Christ Choir, Lagos By Godwin Sadoh Bestselling Author on Amazon
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The Cathedral Church of Christ Choir, Lagos, is the oldest choral group in Nigeria nestled within the premier Anglican Cathedral in the country. This book is divided into 18 chapters narrating the... More > taxonomical aspects, phases, and stations of the Cathedral Church and its beautiful choir. From an intellectual historical perspective of the church, to the history of the organs, the choir and its musicians, and the myriad of outstanding musical activities, to the off-shoots of allied groups, culminating in a brief analysis of selected compositions by Ekundayo Phillips. Indeed, it is a monumental contribution that would inevitably elicit the study of church music in higher institutions. Church musicians and music students, choristers, music lecturers, composers, historians, choral conductors, music ministers, clergies, and even musicologists, would certainly benefit immensely from the wealth of repository inculcated into this book.< 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
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 Centenary of thgos By Godwin Sadoh
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The Cathedral Church of Christ Choir, Lagos, is the oldest choral group in Nigeria nestled within the oldest Anglican Cathedral in Nigeria. This book is divided into 18 chapters narrating the... More > taxonomical aspects, phases, and stations of the Cathedral Church and its beautiful choir. From an intellectual historical perspective of the church, to the history of the organs, the choir and its musicians, and the myriad of outstanding musical activities, to the off-shoots of allied groups, culminating in a brief analyses of selected compositions by Ekundayo Phillips and Babatunde Sosan in the last chapter. Indeed, it is a monumental contribution that would inevitably elicit the study of church music in Nigerian higher institutions. The Cathedral Church, Church musicians and music students, choristers, music lecturers, composers, historians, choral conductors, music ministers, clergies, and even musicologists, would certainly benefit immensely from the wealth of repository inculcated into this book.< Less
ANGER AT THE SYNAGOGUE By BELLA Stevenson
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In the Anglican Communion of Nigeria, poorly-trained catechists, assisted by elder called Baba-Egbes, usually chosen from the congregation, managed village churches in the pre and post independent... More > eras in Nigeria, if such churches had no ordained priests, organized choirs, organs and organists. For every church service, the catechists chose very popular hymns and their tunes and dictated their words, line by line, so that worshippers, who had no hymn books of their own, could actively participates in the praise songs.< Less
Tribute to Homeland for Chamber Orchestra By Godwin Sadoh
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Tribute to Homeland for Chamber Orchestra is based on a Yoruba folk song titled, “Mo ri kini kan t'o nfo loferefe” (I see something flying in the sky). Using this song as the basis of... More > this work creates a nostalgia for my home country, Nigeria. Memories of singing the song at Eko Boys' High School Choir in Lagos readily comes to mind. The work is in four main sections. Some of the Africanisms employed in the work are the scintillating dance rhythms, parallel harmony, ostinati, interlocking rhythms, and the juxtaposing of constant and varied rhythmic patterns. The instrumentation includes flute, oboe, clarinet in B-flat, bassoon, horn in F, trumpet in C, trombone, tuba, timpani, 2 violins, viola, violin cello, and double bass.< Less
Tribute to Homeland for Chamber Orchestra By Godwin Sadoh
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Tribute to Homeland for Chamber Orchestra is based on a Yoruba folk song titled, “Mo ri kini kan t'o nfo loferefe” (I see something flying in the sky). Using this song as the basis of... More > this work creates a nostalgia for my home country, Nigeria. Memories of singing the song at Eko Boys' High School Choir in Lagos readily comes to mind. The work is in four main sections. Some of the Africanisms employed in the work are the scintillating dance rhythms, parallel harmony, ostinati, interlocking rhythms, and the juxtaposing of constant and varied rhythmic patterns. The instrumentation includes flute, oboe, clarinet in B-flat, bassoon, horn in F, trumpet in C, trombone, tuba, timpani, 2 violins, viola, violin cello, and double bass.< Less

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