Gary Nash

Gary Nash

Composer, Educator, Arranger, Clarinetist

Sheet Music

African Diaspora Suite

ComposerGary Nash
PublisherGary Nash
Genre Classical / Symphonic music
Instrumentation Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, Oboe, Horn, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Snare drum, Glockenspiel, Timpani, Cymbals, Bass drum, Bass Clarinet, Tom-tom, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Scored forConcert band
Type of scoreFull score, Parts
Duration 6'0"
Difficulty Easy
Year of composition 2012
African Diaspora Suite is a four movement work for grade 1.5-2 band, based on and inspired by West African folk music. Movement 1, Fanfare and Dance is a fast tempo, quadruple meter with highly syncopated rhythms and melodies. Movement 2, Lullaby is a slow tempo, triple meter movement. Movement 3, Reggaeland is in a fast duple meter, with melodies, harmonies and rhythms that allude to reggae music and the only minor mode movement. Movement 4, Swan Dance is in compound duple meter with several cross rhythms also prominent in West African folk music.

Upload date 02 May 2015

Sheet music file 40.00 USD
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