Oforka: Two Songs

Dublin Core

Title

Oforka: Two Songs

Subject

Bassoon

Music Resource Item Type Metadata

Composer

Oforka, Grace Bernard (b. 1993).

Gender

Female

Work

Two Songs: Chegharia and Nkowa.

Duration

4 minutes

Description

Composed in 2018, these pieces (meaning “Repent” and “Explanation” in the Igbo dialect) were commissioned by Midori Samson as part of a project to promote bassoon music by African composers. The music is pitch-centric, dance-like, and moderately easy, ascending only to D4.

Date Range of Work

2018

Citation

“Oforka: Two Songs,” Appalachian State University, accessed August 4, 2020, http://facultyprojects.library.appstate.edu/items/show/2738.