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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 elucidate the creative processes, complexities, and intrigues involved in composing for organ in the twentieth and... More > 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 elucidate the creative processes, complexities, and intrigues involved in composing for organ in the twentieth and... More > twenty-first centuries.< Less
Memoirs of Childhood for Piano By Godwin Sadoh
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Memoirs of Childhood was composed in Nigeria in 1993. The first piece, Lullaby, suggests a cradle song a mother would sing to rock her child to sleep. The ‘rocking’ imagery of a lullaby... More > can be heard in the basic pulsation of the rhythmic patterns in the bass, while the melodic line in the right hand bears the song. The second piece, Supplication, depicts a mood of prayer. It reminisces one of the most important task of mothers when raising their children. Most mothers pray for their children to grow up and become great men and women in the society. The introduction of this piece with half notes in the first two measures represents a gradual walk to the presence of God in prayer. Lullaby and Supplication are based on pentatonic scale, one of the modes of traditional music in Nigeria. The melodic contours of these two pieces have been influenced by Yoruba language. Highlife Jump is the last piece. It is constructed in the style of highlife music, popular dance band music in West Africa.< Less
Three Dances for Piano By Godwin Sadoh
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The first two dances were composed on November 11, 2001 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana State. The pieces were inspired by Nigerian socio-cultural ideations. The first movement Atilogwu Dance is... More > reminiscent of the music played for the performance of the Atilogwu Dancers among the Igbo people of southeast Nigeria. The piece is built upon interplay of duple and triple meters. The Beggar’s Chant is a recreation of songs often sung by blind beggars as they plead for coins on the streets of Lagos where I was born. The famous African call-and-response technique permeates the entire piece between the left and right hand. Yungbayungba was composed on December 14, 1994 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is an original work built on the rhythmic patterns introduced in the first two measures of the piece. The middle section is an ostinato passage. The piece is exclusively based on pentatonic scale: C, D, E, G, and A.< Less