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Benga Beat

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Benga Beat is a ground-breaking work for solo guitar by Gary Ryan. An exciting and entertaining showpiece with an African flavour which uses extended classical guitar techniques and styles that captivates audiences.

TUNING: D* A  D  G  B  E
* = Altered

 

See video of Gary Ryan performing Benga Beat.

 

Benga Beat  is recorded by Gary Ryan on the album Patterns in Time

 

Book (Printed Music)

Les Éditions Doberman-Yppan Publication – DO967
ISBN 978-2-89503-742-2

13 pages of notation

 

7 in stock

Gary Ryan started to compose Benga Beat in the late summer of 2010. The rhythmic character of the work has some similarity to Benga, a form of Kenyan popular music which originated in the 1940s. The piece has three main sections with a central extended percussion section leading to a finale which has a ‘great sense of joy and celebration’. The guitarist is asked to sing whilst playing and explore many truly innovative extended guitar techniques which make the piece very exciting to see performed. Gary Ryan can be seen performing Benga Beat on YouTube which for which he has received world-wide acclaim.

 

 

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