Kenyan composer Teddy Kalanda Harrison and his group Them Mushrooms received world-wide recognition with their platinum-certified recording of his piece. With a fun percussion accompaniment, Jacob Narverud
What a terrific festival piece for a cappella voices with drum! It's the traditional South African song, with lyrics (in Xhosa language) based on Psalm 23. In this authentic-sounding setting, the optional
An African game song in Venda accompanied by djembe and hand clapping. It begins with a single voice part, and as the song progresses more voices are added, creating more complexity and density. Makes a
While the original was composed as a set of four songs, this arrangement includes two of the four separated by an interlude. Spanish flavor and vocal styling are prevalent throughout with the feel and
This Swahili praise song is the perfect addition to any multicultural repertoire. Fun, rhythmic texture with repetition and solo opportunities abound in this very accessible concert work. Add some movement
A Lakota Sioux chant is used in an authentic manner and is the centerpiece of this vibrant arrangement. Compelling harmonies, flute, rainstick and drums all add interest and depth to the composition while a
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