African Psalm (Incorporating a traditional Kenyan folk song). By Patrick M. Liebergen. Choir Sacred. For Opt. Flute (SATB choir). Choral (Sacred); Choral Octavo; Worship Resources. Ascension; Christ the King; Easter; Folk; Multicultural; Sacred; Spring. Grade 4. Choral Octavo. 12 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.16024).
Freely adapted Kenyan folk song with a joyous new text by the composer taken from the Psalms. Independent voice writing alternates with layered voices in the tradition of African music making. Vivid dynamic contrasts and lively yet regular syncopation. Flute part and suggestions for improvised percussion included in the publication.
Inst. Parts Available (choral); Recorded Acc. Available.