Pan African Orchestra

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The full range of African music has been incorporated into the neo-classical music of the Pan-African Orchestra. Under the leadership of ethnomusicologist and composer Nana Danso Abiam, the 30-piece ensemble has focused on what they call "re-compositions", using traditional themes as the basis for their orchestral interpretations. According to Ghana-based magazine West Africa, "This is a nationalist project which seeks to represent the wealth of African culture in music." The s... Read more

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