Wednesday, September 12, 2012

'Pastorale' from Scenes from Nigeria by Samuel Akpabot is Performed by Marcus Eley, clarinet & Lucerne DeSa, piano on YouTube

[But Not Forgotten: Music by African-American Composers for Clarinet & Piano; Marcus Eley, clarinet; Lucerne DeSa, piano; Sono Luminus DSL-92156 (2012)]

On July 27, 2012 AfriClassical posted: "A New Paradigm? 'But Not Forgotten' Recorded in South Africa by Clarinetist Marcus Eley, Released in U.S. by Sono Luminus."  Numerous other posts about the recording have appeared on AfriClassical.  The CD features music of Samuel Akpabot, William Grant Still and Scott Joplin, who are profiled at The recording features Pastorale (3:32), a work by Samuel Akpabot (1932-2000) of Nigeria.  The piece has been posted on YouTube:

"Pastorale" Scenes from Nigeria by Samuel Akpabot from CD "But Not Forgotten"!

Published on Sep 11, 2012 by Marcus Eley 
Marcus Eley, Clarinet - Lucerne DeSa, Piano  

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