SOUND & SPIRIT — Playlist for Program #508 

Out of Africa - Spirit of Mbira   

 

TIME

TITLE OF SELECTION

COMPOSER

PERFORMERS

ALBUM TITLE / INFO

 

00:15

Buka Njari

Trad./D. Maraire

Dumisani Maraire 

CHAMINUKA - MUSIC OF ZIMBZBWE

   -  Music of the World 208

 

03:42

Chipembere Nhimutimu

["Rhinoceros' Dust Cloud"]

Traditional

Forward Kwenda

FORWARD KWENDA - SVIKIRO

   -  Shanachie 64095

 

06:06

Njuzu

Traditional

Stella Chiweshe

and The Earthquake

STELLA CHIWESHE - AMBUYA?

   -  Shanachie 65006

 

09:19

Ellen Kushner shares part of her conversation with Zimbabwean mbira player Stella Rambisai Chiweshe. 

You can hear the interview on the Sound & Spirit Website [www.wgbh.org/pri/spirit/specials/interviews.html]

and read a transcript of the interview (the transcript includes additional remarks from the full interview.)

 

24:44

Mapiyemana

Stella Chiweshe

Stella Chiweshe

STELLA CHIWESHE - THE HEALING TREE

   -  Shanachie 66004

 

28:22

"Mbira" from African Suite

William Kanengiser

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

L.A.G.Q.   -  Sony 60274

 

31:54*

Halling de Valdres

Traditional

Jacques Mayoud, flutes

Jean-Pierre Yvert, sanza

NORD-SUD  -  FRAGMENTS DE ROUTES

   -  Buda Musique 82953

 

33:30

Danga Mvura

["First Rain"]

Tute Chigamba 

Tute Chigamba  et al

(Mhembero Mbira Ensemble)

PASI MUPINDU (THE WORLD IS CHANGING)

   -  Private Lable recording

 

38:40

Halling de Valdres

Traditional

Jacques Mayoud, flutes

Jean-Pierre Yvert, sanza

NORD-SUD  -  FRAGMENTS DE ROUTES

   -  Buda Musique 82953

 

41:08

100 Moons

Anderson

Steve Tibbetts   et al

STEVE TIBBETTS  -  BIG MAP IDEA

   -  ECM 1380

 

43:30

Mission

Steve Tibbetts

Steve Tibbetts  et al

STEVE TIBBETTS  -  SAFE JOURNEY

   -  ECM  LP  1270

 

46:44

48:24

Mukai Tiende   and

Mandarendare

Traditional

Forward Kwenda

FORWARD KWENDA - SVIKIRO

   -  Shanachie 64095

 

51:00

Kutambarara

["Spreading"]

Dumisani Maraire

Kronos Quartet

and Dumisani Maraire

KRONOS QUARTET - PIECES OF AFRICA

   -  Elektra Nonesuch 79295

 

*  -  An asterisk indicates that only a portion of the piece or track is heard.

 

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