4 More Dances for Woodwind Quintet
Composed by Fred Onovwerosuoke
Published by African Music Publishers
Includes score and parts
Duration: 16 minutes
Instrumentation: Flute, Oboe (English Horn for mvt. III), Clarinet in Bb (Clarinet in A for mvt. III), Horn in F, and Bassoon.
Optional Timpani for mvt. IV available if needed.
I. Ogiribo (The Storm)
II. Domenshigabe (At the Market)
III. Edo (Royal Serenade)
IV. Warriors' Dances
Four More Dances for Wind Quintet, in the composer's own words, “is an experiential journey into some of Africa's vast rhythmic and harmonic languages, musical traditions whose roots are not immediately apparent, but whcih possibly portend a new frontier for future composers.”