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Chants of the Dawn

Chants of the Dawn


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Title: Chants of the Dawn                                                                                              
Author: Emmanuel Tanka Fonta
Composition for Flute, Bassoon, Violin, Cello, Piano & Bass
ISBN: 978-1894821-97-1
Instrumentation: Flute, Bassoon, Piano, Upright Bass, Violin & Cello
Category: Concert / Educational
Genre: Traditional & Contemporary African
Duration: 4:09 minutes
Difficulty: Difficult / professional [Grades 7-8+]

An exuberant, lyrical & energetic work, with complex interwoven rhythmical & melodic motifs, thematically based on a stylistic song-poetry form & idiomatic patterns of African chanting.
Integrating percussive piano motifs & melodic textures, intertwined with recursive antiphonary patterns on flute, bassoon & violin;  with rhythmic accompanimental ostinatos on upright bass & variational harmonic patterns on cello.

Chants of the Dawn


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Tags: Ensemble, Flute, Bassoon, Piano, Upright Bass, Violin, Cello, Orchestration, Study Score, Lyrical, Interwoven, Poetry, Idiomatic, Patterns