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Soweto Gospel Choir: Live at the Nelson Mandela Theater

Jesu Ngowtthu
Seteng Sediba
Izwi Lahlab Inhliziyo Yami
Ke Na Le Modisa
Ziyamazi'umelusi
One Love
River Jordan
This Little Light of Mine
If You Ever Needed The Lord
Kammatia
I'll Remember You
Jerusalem
Woza Moyam
Hakeleje
Table Music
Woza Meli Wami
Amazing Grace
Bayete
World in Union
Sisazoyivuma Le Ngoma

In their five-year existence, the Soweto Gospel Choir has become a world-wide sensation, winning two Grammy Awards and selling out concert halls around the world. This DVD captures all the spontaneity and infectious spirit that makes their live appearances an unforgettable experience. This multitalented group has exploded onto the world music scene, wowing audiences with its virtuosity and passion. Drawn primarily from the churches and communities of South Africa's most famous township, the choir mixes earthy rhythms, rich harmonies, drumming, dancing, and irrepressible charisma for an experience that lifts the soul and stuns the senses. Filmed live in concert on their Australian tour, they sing a blend of traditional gospel and contemporary standards in English as well as some of the 10 other official languages of South Africa. Constantly in motion and dressed in vibrantly colored robes and textiles, with one superb soloist after another taking the lead, they offer up such highlights as "Asimbonanga," Jonny Clegg's tribute to Nelson Mandela; Peter Gabriel's "Biko"; "Mbube," the South African song that became "The Lion Sleeps Tonight"; the traditional ballad "I Bid You Goodnight"; Bob Marley's classic "One Love"; and Nkosi Sikelel'iAfrika, the South African National Anthem.

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Item code: 9929DVD | DVD | $19.95 |add item to cart
World  | Mixed | Run Time: 72 Minutes | Africa
DV 117

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