Tangai Chinyakare – Shona Songs & Drumming in Murehwa 2010

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Ah, the soulful way they used to sing in Zimbabwe! Well, you can still find it here and there…the lead singers on this recording are both in their 80’s, and can they sing!!!!! Wow! Spunky, playful, improvisational, and so soulful in Muzanenhamo Village, Murehwa Communal Area. Lead singers Christine Botsa and Musekiwa Shadreck Gede are the mother and uncle of talented mbira player “Samaita” Vitalis Botsa, who plays mbira on track 12. On the other tracks, the village singers are joined by Antony Tangai on ngoma (drum). ***You get 2 extra tracks (13 & 14) on the Download that didn’t fit on the CD. [Total time: 78:21]

Tracks

  1. Tondobayana  [5:50]
  2. Haruna  [6:38]
  3. Mharapara madende  [7:37]
  4. Machena  [10:08]
  5. Showererai waro  [6:26]
  6. Chirombo chine makushe  [6:12]
  7. Kanemare  [5:06]
  8. Pasi pane mhanda  [5:00]
  9. Kuenda Mbire  [6:22]
  10. Mukuru mukuru  [7:08]
  11. Pfumo rangu rabaya  [5:22]
  12. Mahororo serevende  [6:09]
  13. Toenda Nhowe  [5:52]
  14. Shiri huru yarira  [5:22]

Additional information

Title Tangai Chinyakare – Shona Songs & Drumming in Murehwa 2010
SKU music-3479
Dimensions N/A
Product Format

CD, Download

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