David Fanshawe

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    Islamic Prayer School / Camel Drivers' Songs (Sudan)David Fanshawe
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    Salaams for Cantor, 11 Singers, Piano, Tapes and DrumsDavid Fanshawe
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    Call to Prayer (Egypt)David Fanshawe
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    Reed Pipe & Grass Cutting Song (Sudan)David Fanshawe
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    War Drums (Sudan)David Fanshawe
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        The symphonic works of British composer David Fanshawe were infused by a global range of ethnic and traditional influences. Fanshawe's ethnomusicological visits to Africa, Arabia, Alaska, and the Pacific Islands provided a foundation for his compositions. Fanshawe's most successful piece, "African Sanctus," was the subject of an award-winning BBC documentary. A 13-movement composition, it blends elements of the Latin Mass and Anglican liturgy with traditional African music based... Read more

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