Afrian-American & Jamaican Melodies A unique collection for the flute: 46 full-page solos, including arrangements of spirituals, folk songs, dance tunes, and melodies by African-American composers, plus five solos composed for this collection. Includes melodies by Basile Bares, A. J. R. Conner, Henry Hart, J. W. Postlewaite. Features previously unpublished solo by renowned Philadpelphia musician Francis Johnson, the earliest known composition by an African-American, dating from 1815. Favorites include Amen, Banyan Tree, Doctor Bird, and Ev" ry Time I Feel the Spirit. Supported by Internet-accessible melody-specific Historical Notes.
Forty-six full-page solos for flute
Arrangements of melodies by America" s best known composers of African descent, as well as traditional melodies
Internet-based melody-specific Historical Notes. ©2008, 48 pages.