Piano Music of Africa and the African Diaspora - Volume 2


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From the influences of the Southern US and the Caribbean to the Igbo people of Africa, this second volume truly represents the music of Africa and its Diaspora. This intermediate-level volume features more jazz and syncopated pieces that are both reflective and dance-like. Performance notes and composer biographies are also provided.


  • Almeida: Lament in Tremelo Form
  • Kay: Invention No. 2
  • Dett: Honey
  • Uzoigwe: Nigerian Dance No. 1
  • Cheatham: Prelude No. 1 (Joshua fit the Battle of Jericho)
  • Cheatham: Prelude No. 2 (Pour Mourner's Got A Home)
  • Onyeji: Oga
  • Gardes: Preludio Cubano
  • Price: Silk Hat and Walking Cane
  • Work: At A Certain Church
  • Nketia: Volta Fantasy
  • Euba: Igbá Kerin - Àwon abàmi Eye
  • Euba: Igbá Kìnní - Akèrègbè Baba Emu
  • Pradel: Pomme Cannelle
  • El-Dabh: Nim Nawakht
  • Alberga: If the Silver Bird Could Speak