Sii Sii Sii


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Sii Sii Sii
Traditional Music from Ghana
By Sowah Mensah
Total time: 59:36

A collection of Sowah's own compositions and arrangements of traditional drumming, songs, xylophone music and flute melodies. Vocal and instrumentals.

In the liner notes Sowah lists each piece and brief explanation of what it is, where it's from in Ghana and all the instruments played on the CD.

1. Adowa
2. Kete
3. Harvest
4. Sii Sii Sii
5. Miato Agblema
6. Bawa
7. Otofo
8. Afi A Ya
9. Sowah's Drum Sequence 
     Follow Your Leader (FYL)
     Borborbor - an Ewe dance
     Question & Answer (slow and fast)
     Gota - an Ewe dance

From Ghana, West Africa, Sowah Mensah, who currently lives in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, is a well known and respected ethnomusicologist, composer, performer and "Master Drummer." He is a music professor at Macalester College and the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN, where he also directs each African Music Ensemble, and is part of the faculty of World Music Drumming. In addition, Sowah presents clinics, lectures, workshops and residencies at many colleges, elementary and secondary schools churches and music organizations all over the United States.


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