ILAM / Hugh Tracey Recordings: Southern Mozambique
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Southern Mozambique
Portuguese East Africa 1943 '49 '54 '55 '57 '63
From the Hugh Tracey recordings in Africa
Produced by Sharp Wood Productions (Netherlands) and International Library of African Music (ILAM - South Africa).

Mozambique is the longest country in Africa, and has a correspondingly wide range of cultures and music. The area below the Zambezi River is generally referred to as 'Southern Mozambique'. Sit back and be amazed, by xylophones, drums, mbiras, singing horns, reedpipes and young girls playing ocarinas as if in a dream.

Chopi - end-blown reeed pipes and percussion
Ndau - mbira
Gitonga - voices and percussion
Tswa - muhambi xylophone

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