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Tikari Folk Sketches I

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Title: Tikari Folk Sketches I
Author: Emmanuel Tanka Fonta
13 Digit ISBN: 978-0-9688974-1-6 | ISBN: 0-9688974-1-X
Subject: Musicology, Ethnomusicology & Performance
Instrumentation : Solos, Duets, Trios, Small Ensembles
Category : Concert / Educational
Genre : Traditional African / 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

Ten original scores featuring several pieces based on Tikari rhythms & structures, written out in Western notation. The pieces are for solos, duets, trios, small ensembles. With a preface, introduction, notes on the music, and glossary. Thematic expositions on the forms, structures, idioms, themes, rhythms, melodies, harmonies, polyphony, polyrhythms and textural patterns inherent in the musical idiolects of different traditional African plucked and bowed string instruments, vocal chant music as well as the idioms of pitched percussion instruments such as the xylophone, thumb piano and marimba.

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Tags: Original, Composition, Score, African, Improvisational, Idioms, Interwoven, Aural, Symbols, Solo, Duos, Trios, Ensembles