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African Songs and Rhythms for Children

A Selection from Ghana for Voices and Orff-Instruments

By William Kolma Amoaku

Performance Score Orff Instruments; Percussion; Vocal; Voice (Score)
A Selection from Ghana for Voices and Orff-Instruments. Composed by Various. Edited by William Komla Amoaku. Arranged by William Kolma Amoaku. This edition: Saddle stitching. Sheet music. Edition Schott. African, Classical, Contemporary. Score for Voice and/or Instruments. 32 pages. Schott Music #ED6376. Published by Schott Music (HL.49006249).

Item Number: HL.49006249

ISBN 9783795795337. 7.5x11.0x0.099 inches. English.

Orff-Schulwerk has been translated and adapted for use in many countries and there are editions in numerous languages, with a comprehensive range of supplementary material. Those teachers using the various English editions will find here a rich and exciting source of traditional folk songs, dance melodies and original material from other countries, which will enlarge and enrich the activites and experiences of their pupils. Discover the Orff-Schulwerk in the African tradition, a selection from Ghana by W. K. Amoaku. Based entirely on African material.

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  • December 14, 2007 Authentic but somewhat complex!

    This is a great book if you're looking for truly authentic African rhythms. Most of the pieces are designed to be performed with a speech chorus or singing chorus. All are written for true African instruments (talking drums, slit drums, etc.) The beginning of the book includes photos of...

    the instruments (helpful!) as well as pronunciation guides for the words. I'd recommend this for students in middle or high school or that have a good amount of background in syncopated rhythms and triple meters.

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