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Piano music of Africa and the African diaspora

for solo pianoThis first volume for advanced beginners offers a wonderful introduction to Ragtime and Jazz as well as syncopation and different articulations. The pieces range from light-hearted pieces like 'Kwela,' the Zulu term for dance, to soulful and spiritual pieces like 'Dusk.' This volume includes performance notes for each piece.
Musical Score, No Linguistic Content, <2008->
Oxford University Press, New York, <2008->
volumes of music <3> ; 31 cm.
9780193868243, 9780193868229, 9780193868236, 9780193870024, 9780193870031, 0193868245, 0193868229, 0193868237, 0193870029, 0193870037
Kwela No. 1 ; Tender Thought ; My Scarf is Yellow ; Dusk ; Piano Piece No. 2, Call and Response ; Soufiane ; Off-Beat Shorty ; Ticklin' Toes ; Sweet Mister Jelly Roll ; Dancing Barefoot in the Rain ; Lullaby ; The Monk ; Lullaby ; Builsa Work Song ; Ufie III
Includes composer biographies and performance notes