Open Spaces I
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Title.: Open Spaces I
Author: Emmanuel Tanka Fonta
13 Digit ISBN: 978-0-9688974-6-1 | ISBN: 0-9688974-6-0
Subject: Musicology, Ethnomusicology & Performance
Instrumentation: Duos | Trios | Mixed Ensembles
Category: Concert / Educational
Genre : African Art Music / Jazz / Improvizational
Duration : N/A
Difficulty : Difficult/professional (Grades 7-8+)
Add Info : Score, Parts, CD, 30cm; Spiral bound
Areas of Interest: Musicology, Ethnomusicology & Performance
A collection of original study & performance works for trios, quartets, quintets and small ensembles. A collection of expressive art music, an artistic craftsmanship of composed works, on in the jazz and contemporary musical idioms, masterfully integrating elements and themes from Central African musical heritages and Western Jazz. Eloquently written with an unusual aural & orchestration techniques expertly fusing together complex rhythmic and polyphonic structures and forms. Themes and rhythmic movements, woven around the music of the Bamoums of the Western grass field regions of Cameroon, music of the Betis, the Bassa and other ethnic groups in Cameroon Includes works for vibraphones, cello and acoustic bass.