Thursday, October 29, 2009

Students Perform 'Piano Music of Africa and the African Diaspora' by Dr. William Chapman Nyaho

[Piano Music of Africa and the African Diaspora; Compiled and Edited by Dr. William H. Chapman Nyaho; Volume 2, Intermediate; Oxford University Press (2007)]

AfriClassical has learned that Students of Carmen Still will be presenting a program of piano music from Dr. William Chapman Nyaho’s “Piano Music of Africa and the African Diaspora”, as well as a set of pieces by Hungarian composer Lajos Papp. The recital is at 5:00 PM on November 14, 2009 at Northwest Pianos in Bellevue. The address is 13310 Bel-Red Road, Suite 100, Bellevue, WA 98005.

Works are as follows:
Ufie III
Christian Onyeji, Nigeria
Dancing Barefoot in the Rain, from "African Sketches"
Nkeiru Okoye, (Nigeria/USA) b. 1975
Silk Hat and Walking Cane, from "Dances in the Canebreakes"
Florence Price, (USA) 1887-1953
Jamaican Dance No. 2, from "Three Jamaican Dances"
Oswald Russell, (Jamaica) b. 1933
The Bamboula (African Dance), from "24 Negro Melodies" Op. 59 No. 8
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, (UK) 1875-1912
Egwu Amala, from "Talking Drums"
Joshua Uzoigwe, (Nigeria) 1946-2005
Troubled Water
Margaret Bonds, (USA) 1913-1972
Etude in C# minor, from "12 Etudes for Piano"
H. Leslie Adams, (USA) b. 1932
Barcarolle, from "In the Bottoms Suite"
Nathaniel Dett, (USA) 1882-1943

[Dr. William Chapman Nyaho is profiled at and has a website of his own,]

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