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African Songs for Childrens Chorus

Song NameArrangerVoicing
Ghana AlleluiaKathy ArmstrongSSADetails
Kenya MelodiesRobert HughSSADetails
Mbiri Kuna MwariLee KesselmanSSAADetails
African CelebrationStephen HatfieldSSAADetails

"Mbiri kuna Mwari" is composed in the spirit of choral music heard at the Episcopal Cathedral in Harare, Zimbabwe, in the summer of 1993. Shona is the majority tribe in Zimbabwe and its language. The text is the Shona translation of the opening section of the Gloria of the Mass Ordinary. This traditional lullaby, "Thula, Babana," is from the eastern coastal region of South Africa. The singular sweetness of the melody has made it a favorite with South African choirs and audiences. In this arrangement, the melody is repeated several times, passing from one voice to the other, with a gradual variation and accumulation of accompanying texture, before fading into silence. Also included in this package is "Ghana Alleluia," "Kenya Melodies," and "African Celebration."

Item code: 9280B | Sheet Music Collection | $9.75 add item to cart
World  | A Cappella | SSA | 53 Pages | Softcover | 7 x 10 | Africa

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