Dide ta Deo (Nigerian Folk Song). By Uzee Brown. For SATB choir (a cappella), small percussion (with optional bongo, conga, wood block, claves). Prima Cantate Series. Medium. Octavo. Published by Roger Dean Publishing (LO.15-1669R).
In 1972, the Morehouse College Glee Club was preparing for a historic tour of Africa. Wendell P. Whalum, the highly acclaimed educator, musicologist, arranger and director transcribed the melody of this folk song as it was sung by a native Nigerian who was a student at Morehouse College at the time. Dr. Brown has set this melody for mixed voices and optional Percussion.