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Kenya Contrasts

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William Himes

William Himes


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General Info

Year: 1996
Duration: c. 2:20
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Curnow Music Press
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $55.00   |   Score Only (print) - $10.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani (optional)
Percussion I-II, including:

  • Bells
  • Finger Cymbals
  • Shakers
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This concert work is based on melodies from Kenya which originate in two children's counting games. Using Wakarathe from the Kikuyu tribe and Tangewou from the Kipsigis tribe, this work is an excellent multi-cultural adventure.

- Program Note from publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

  • Alabama: Class C
  • Indiana: ISSMA JUNIOR BAND GROUP III
  • Kansas: II
  • Louisiana: II
  • Oklahoma: II-A
  • South Carolina: III
  • Texas: II. Complete
  • Virginia: III
  • West Virginia: II


Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Himes, W. (1996). Kenya Contrasts [score]. Curnow Music Press: Wilmore, Ky.
  • Miles, Richard B. 2000. Teaching Music Through Performance in Band. Volume 3. Chicago: GIA Publications. pp. 234-237.