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Sounds of life : music, identity and politics in Zimbabwe

Author: Fainos Mangena; Ezra Chitando; Itai Muwati
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016. ©2016
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Music narrates personal, communal and national experiences. It is a rich repository of a people's deepest fears, hopes, and achievements, especially as it communicates spirituality, economic, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fainos Mangena; Ezra Chitando; Itai Muwati
ISBN: 9781443886772 1443886777
OCLC Number: 940478645
Description: xviii, 294 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Navigating the interstices of music, identity and politics in Zimbabwe / Fainos Mangena, Ezra Chitando, and Itai Muwait --
Zvakaoma kuva munhu weMurume (It is tough to be a man) : selected Zimbabwean musicians on the burdens of masculinity / Ezra Chitando --
Opportunities and challenges of female musicians in Zimbabwe / Charity Manyeruke --
Gospel music in Zimbabwe : selected women's voices / Tapiwa Praise Mapuranga --
Towards loving gender relations : Oliver Mtukudzi's Wagona fani / Anna Chitando --
Zimbabwean women in music : a catalogue / Fred Zindi --
"John Rawls in Zimbabwe" : a reflection on Leonard Zhakata's call for distributive justice / Fainos Mangena --
"Threatened nation, unfinished nation" : discourses of nation in contemporary Zimbabwean music / Ngonidzashe Muwonwa --
Sounds of "death" : the adaptation of Madzviti-Muchongoyo music in silencing dissenting voices in Chipinge (Manicaland-Zimbabwe, 2002-2008) / Godfrey Museka, Darmarris Kaguda and Onias Matumbu --
"When propaganda boomerangs" : the case of Third Chimurenga music visuals / Kudakwashe Shane Sambo, Nehemiah Chivandikwa and Kelvin Chikonzo --
Music as contested terrain in the dynamics of politics of Zimbabwe / Oswell Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru --
Chimurenga liberation songs and dances as sites of struggle to counter Rhodesian discourse : a postcolonial perspective / Samuel Ravengai --
"Violations of The Chimurenga genre in the music of the Mbare Chimurenga Choir / Kelvin Chikonzo, Joel Nyimai and Kudakwashe Shane Sambo --"You shall know them by their names" : a sociolinguistic approach to gospel music groups' nomenclature in the Shona society of Zimbabwe / Pedzisai Mashiri and Zvinashe Mamvura --
The politicisation of gospel music in Zimbabwe's crisis years, 2000-2010 / Bridget Chinouriri --
The Urban Grooves as a music genre for Zimbabwean youths : an analysis / Francis Machingura --
Voices from below : ethnicity and marginality in Lovemore Majaivana's album "Isono Sami" / Zifkile Gambahaya and Itai Muwati --
Music, Hunhu/Ubuntu and identity in Zimbabwe : unpacking Leonard Zhakata and Oliver Mtukudzi's messages / Fainos Mangena --
Music and ethnicity in "a Primitive Society" : a case study of Ndebele wedding songs / Lickel Ndebele and Progress Dube.
Responsibility: edited by Fainos Mangena, Ezra Chitando and Itai Muwati.

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