Compositions

African Rhythms for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, percussion and piano

Published in: Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa
Volume 14, issue 1-2, 2017, pages: 87–93
DOI: 10.2989/18121004.2017.1415659
Author(s): Ayọ̀ OlúrántíMusic Department, Nigeria

Abstract

African Rhythms approaches composition from an intercultural perspective in that it amalgamates musical elements and processes from African and Western art music cultures. Minimalism co-exists with Western compositional devices with an added aspect of intercultural activity by using orchestral instruments in African percussive ways.

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