Jubba (Dream of Somalia)

duration: 7:00
instrumentation: percussion quartet
premiere: October 18, 2008, Symphony Space, NYC
premiere performer: IKTUS Percussion
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP) © 2008
Jubba (Dream of Somalia) was funded (in part) by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the New York State Council on the Arts, and the Queens Council on the Arts Community Fund.
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Program Note:
Jubba
(named for the Jubba River of Somalia) is inspired by Somali music, drumming and poetry. Flowing from scene to scene, it begins with a religious ritual and ends with a light rain.             —Erin Rogers (2008)

 


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