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The soul of mbira

music and traditions of the Shona people of Zimbabwe : with an appendix, Building and playing a Shona karimba

by Paul Berliner

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in

    Places:
  • Zimbabwe.,
  • Zimbabwe
    • Subjects:
    • Shona (African people) -- Music -- History and criticism.,
    • Musical instruments -- Zimbabwe.,
    • Mbira music -- History and criticism.,
    • Music -- Zimbabwe -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPaul Berliner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML350 .B47 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination312 p. :
      Number of Pages312
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1736310M
      ISBN 100226043797
      LC Control Number92041356

      Background. Raised in the rural areas of Mhondoro-Ngezi, Magaya played a role in the research of musicologist Paul Berliner's book The Soul of Mbira (), and also performed mbira on the accompanying audio recordings released by Nonesuch has performed internationally in Europe and the United States with Mhuri Yekwa Rwizi, and the Zimbabwe Group Leaders Mbira . The Soul of Mbira is an account of Berliner's fieldwork in amongst the Shona people of Zimbabwe. One of the chief merits of the book, and of the research on which it is based, is the way that the author starts by focusing closely on a highly tangible object of material.

      Mbira Music from Rhodesia Dumisani Maraire. University of Washington Press; Seattle, WA design, and construction of the nyunga nyunga mbira, enhancing our appreciation of the songs. Review No review for this book yet. Author. Dumisani Maraire, known to friends as "Dumi", was a master performer of the mbira, a traditional instrument of the. I know of no other instrument with the range of the mbira, and the book is equal to the instrument."--John Chernoff "[The Soul of Mbira] illustrates the fact that Shona mbira music in its beauty, subtlety, and virtuosity demands the same kind of respect that we might hold for any other classical music."--David Reck, Parabola "The book is a /5.

      Cosmas Magaya is an internationally renowned Zimbabwean mbira player, teacher and cultural ambassador. Career Raised in the rural areas of Mhondoro, Mr. Magaya played an integral role in the research of musicologist Paul Berliner"s award-winning book The Soul of Mbira (), and also performed mbira on the accompanying audio recordings.   Paul F. Berliner is the Arts and Sciences Professor Emeritus of Music at Duke is the author of Thinking in Jazz: The Infinite Art of Improvisation and The Soul of Mbira: Music and Traditions of the Shona People of Zimbabwe, .


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This sensitive, scholarly portrayal of Shona musicians and the African Musical tradition is highly engaging and comprehensive in its range of data. Paul Berliner provides the complete cultural context for the music and an intimate, precise account of the meaning of the instrument and its music.

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The Soul of Mbira is probably the best ethnography ever written about an African musical tradition. It is a complete classic I know of no other instrument with the range of the mbira, and the book is equal to the instrument.—John Chernoff.

2. African Mbira and the Music of the Shona 3. An Overview of Shona Mbira 4. The Nature of Mbira Music 5. In Performance: The Shona Mbira Ensemble and the Relationship Between the Mbira Player and the Mbira 6. Learning the Mbira 7. The Poetry of the Mbira 8. Music and Spirit Possession at a Shona Bira : University of Chicago Press.

Zimbabwean mbira, one with the same name as the book, The soul ofmbira, the other called Shona mbira music. The book affected me profoundly. I realised that there was a world of fascinating music I knew nothing about right on my doorstep at home.

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In order to give the reader a feeling for the music itself, references are made in the text to an accompanying record produced by the author from field recordings of Shona mbira music (The Soul of Mbira, Nonesuch H–).

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All of the tracks are field recordings and the whole album has a very unpolished feel. If you listen to this album with headphones in the dark, you'll be transported to Zimbabwe. Many of the great artists featured on this album aren't even alive anymore.5/5. Paul Berlin, in his book Soul of Mbira, notes that archaeological and historical evidence points to the fact that the mbira was an ancient instrument among the Shona people with several examples of mbira parts found at the ruins of Nyanga and other parts in north-eastern Zimbabwe.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Soul of Mbira: Music and Traditions of the Shona People of Zimbabwe by Paul F.

Berliner (, Paperback, Reprint) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xx, pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: African Mbira and the music of the Shona --An overview of Shona Mbira --The nature of Mbira music --In performance: the Shona Mbira ensemble and the relationship between the Mbira player and the Mbira --Learning the Mbira --The poetry of the Mbira.