Thursday, January 21, 2010

'Twenty-Four Studies in African Rhythms' of Fred Onovwerosuoke Jan. 25 by Peter Henderson, Piano

[Fred Onovwerosuoke]

Dr. Fred Onovwerosuoke of African Musical Arts, Inc. brings this news to the attention of AfriClassical:
Composer Fred Onovwerosuoke’s diverse background has given rise to a varied compositional style. Born in Ghana to Nigerian parents, Onovwerosuoke grew up in both countries and eventually naturalized in the United States. 'FredO,' as friends call him, has traveled in more than thirty African countries doing field work and analyzing some of Africa’s abundant music traditions.”
Faculty Recital
Peter Henderson, piano
Monday, January 25, 2010; 7:00 pm
Maryville University Auditorium
St Louis, Missouri USA
“The program features Peter Henderson, DM, assistant professor of music and frequent pianist with the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra.”

Selected Études, Frédéric Chopin Étude in C-sharp minor, op.10 no.4 (1810-1849)
Ballade No.3 in A-flat major, op.47, Frédéric Chopin

Twenty-Four Studies in African Rhythms, Vol. I, Fred Onovwerosuoke
1. Okoye (1987, rev. 2007) (b. 1960)
2. Edo (1986, rev. 2006)
3. Udje (1990, rev. 2007)
4. Tunis (1990, rev. 2006)
5. Jali (1997, rev. 2006)
6. Iroro (1988, rev. 2007)
7. Herero Wedding Dance (2007)
8. Ayevwiomo Dance I (2007)
9. Ayevwiomo Dance II (2007)
10. Barka (2007)
11. Ayevwiomo Dance III (2007)
12. Agbadza (2007)

Carnaval, op.9, Robert Schumann

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