Let Your Voice Be Heard!
Songs from Ghana and Zimbabwe
By Abraham Kobena Adzenyah, Dumisani Maraire and Judith Cook Tucker
Book and CD
19 songs from Ghana and Zimbabwe. Rock passing, stick, name and hand game songs; story songs; and richly textured multipart (2, 3 and 4 parts) pieces, many with percussion, from the vocal traditions of the Akan people of Ghana and the Shona of Zimbabwe. Cultural context, performance suggestions, photographs and game directions. Songs in original language with phonetic pronunciation and translation. CD has every song and percussion ensemble in the book; both studio and field recordings.
For K to grade 12.
Game Songs: Sorida, Kye Kye Kule, Oboo Asi Me Nsa, Sansa Kroma, Bantama Kro Kro, Vamuroyi Woye, Pete Pete, Nsi Ni O.
Story Songs: Zangaiwa Chakatanga Pano, Chatigo Chinyi, Chawe Chidyo Chem-chero.
Recreational Songs: Wai Bamba, Meda Wawa Se, Chiro Chacho, Wonfa Nyem, Kyerem, Okwan Tsen Tsen, Cho Kurima Woye, Vamudara.
Book Sections: History and Geography, Songs, Creating the Sound (Master Musicians; Bells, Gongs and Sticks; Rattle; Handclapping; Voices Fitting Together; Learning to Listen).
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