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David Fanshawe
Chants From the Kingdom of Tonga

'Ani lai 'a e
Welcome Song
Tongan Ceremonial
Sunday Morning in Taunga
Kava drinking song
Holonga Faikava
Hena Shark Calling / Makafeke Octopus Fishing
'Utete mouth harps of 'Eua
Lakalaka Hihifo
Faikava Kanokupolu
'Old Timers' Dateline Hotel
The Nobleman Ve'ehala
'Otuhaka opening
Oi inu i le'ava e
Muli tu pe
Hulo Hulo
Malua lau fanga e
Io ae e e
Moenga ngongo tau fea
The Singing Reef

Directed by David Fanshawe

A musical journey through the Tongan islands containing authentic field recordings (1978-88). The album concludes with the astonishing new choral work Pacific Song: Chants from the Kingdom of Tonga - "a work of musicological significance. David Fanshawe's Pacific Song is a model for how to make multicultural music accessible to everyone." ACDA Choral Journal, USA.

Item code: 2011C | 1 CD | $11.95 add item to cart
World | Mixed | Polynesia

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