Song of the River

Title: Song of the River
Date of Composition: Copyright © 1998 Daniel Bukvich (this date is approximate)
Level of Difficulty: High School
Instrumentation: Jazz Choir or Chorus
(with several auxiliary percussion parts including a standard low “A” marimba)
Performance Time: 4:51
Publisher: Manuscript
Program Notes:

Song of the River” is one of Bukvich’s African inspired pieces. He refers to it as “pseudo-African,” or as his version of what African choral music with percussion might sound like. It was written for open enrollment choir and was an exercise in developing his writing using primary triads and a simple diatonic melody.

Recordings: Details about recording(s):
  • Performer(s): Jazz Choir I, University of Idaho Lionel Hampton School of Music
  • Conductor: Daniel Bukvich
  • Location: University of Idaho Kibbie Dome
  • Date recorded: April 27, 2011
  • (7:49 minutes)

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Recording(s) posted: [2011-09-13 00:00:00]

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