AN ADVOCACY FOR A PARADIGM SHIFT IN THE REPERTOIRE OF GHANAIAN BRASS BANDS

*Introduction (Background to the Study, Problem Statement, Purpose of Study, Objectives, Research Questions)
*Review of Related Literature
*Methodology
*Findings from the Study (Arrangements and Compositions from Models)
*Conclusions and Recommendations
 
*Composers’ product intention
* Musical style and repertoire of various ensembles – symphony orchestra, military bands, jazz, choral, etc.
* Preliminary studies
 
*Original compositions for Ghanaian brass bands are virtually non-existent
* Overdependence on choral and other vocal works
* No unique repertoire for Ghanaian brass bands if restricted to ensembles’ own works 
Type of Work: 
Thesis
Stage: 
Ongoing