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Various Arrangers: Songs of Africa for Female Voices

Song NameArrangerVoicing
Mohlang ke kgotlelang hae (When I Return Home)Rudolf de BeerSSAAPreview
N'kosi Sikelel' I AfrikaAudrey SnyderSSAPreview
Ogo Ni Fun OluwaWilliam PowellSSAAPreview
AmavolovoloRudolf de BeerSSAAPreview

Here's a wonderful selection of well crafted arrangements African folk songs for unaccompanied female voices. "Amavolovolo" is a popular Zulu traditional song as arranged by Rudolf de Beer, former conductor of the Drakensbeg Boys Choir of South Africa. What a vivid connection to the people and culture of that part of the world! Authentic percussion and movement suggestions give this selection great visual appeal. "Ogo Ni Fun Oluwa" is an exuberant celebration of the birth of Christ through layered African polyrhythms and call-and-response vocal phrases. The singers encourage the audience to rejoice, shout and clap with them, making this selection a wonderful processional or concert opener. Percussion, Yoruba translation and pronunciation are included. "N'kosi Sikelel' I Afrika" is a dignified song, a Pan-African Anthem and is sung throughout the continent. This setting may be sung a cappella, or with chimes and layered percussion. "Mohlang ke kgotlelang hae" is a popular South African traditional song as arranged by Rudolf de Beer. What a vivid connection to the people and culture of that part of the world! Includes percussion and pronunciation guide.

Item code: 5715B | Sheet Music | $6.95 |add item to cart
World | A Cappella | SSAA | Africa
Related: African Choral Arrangements
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