Monday, December 24, 2012

'Música De Nigeria' is Spanish-language book including music of Fela Sowande (1905-1987)

Música De Nigeria
28 pages, Books LLC, Wiki Series (27 mai 2011)

Michael S. Wright of the United Kingdom alerts us to Música De Nigeria, a Spanish-language publication which includes Fela Sowande (1905-1987), a Nigerian composer, organist and professor who is featured at Fela Sowande is called the "Father of Modern Nigerian Art Music" by his biographer, Bode Omojola.  Audio samples at the website include two excerpts from Sowande's African Suite, as well as three recordings of his playing of popular tunes on the Hammond organ.

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