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The world of African song

Author: Miriam Makeba; Jonas Gwangwa; E John Miller
Publisher: Chicago : Quadrangle Books, 1971.
Edition/Format:   Musical score : XhosaView all editions and formats
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Twenty-four authentic African songs specially arranged for piano and guitar.
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Makeba, Miriam.
World of African song.
Chicago, Quadrangle Books, 1971
(OCoLC)619552303
Document Type: Musical Score
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam Makeba; Jonas Gwangwa; E John Miller
ISBN: 081290138X 9780812901382 0812961196 9780812961195
OCLC Number: 222771
Notes: Unacc. melodies, with chord symbols; words in the original languages (principally Xhosa and Zulu).
Each song is preceded by notes on its origin, an English translation of the words, and 1 measure of suggested accompaniment for piano and guitar.
Credits: Music edited by Jonas Gwangwa and E. John Miller, Jr. Introd. and notes by Solomon Mbabi-Katana. Illus. by Dean Alexander.
Description: 119 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: Qongqothwane (The click song) (p.26) --
Zenizenabo (Bring them with you or be victorious) (p.30) --
Ntyllo-Ntyllo (Bird song) (p.34) --
Um home (Song of praise) (p.38) --
Ngoma kurila (A lament) (p.41) --
Jikele maweni (Go round to the rocks) (p.44) --
Into yam (My man) (p.48) --
Dubula (Shoot) (p.53) --
Nomthini (A girl's name) (p.56) --
MagwaLandini (You cowards) (p.60) --
Amampondo (Pondo man) (p.64) --
Wozta (Come) (p.66) --
Maduna (Maduna clan) (p.70) --
Qhude (The cock) (p.74) --
Umqokozo (A string of beads) (p.79) --
Cameroon (p.82) --
Uyadela (You are arrogant) (p.86) --
Mayibuye (Restore Africa to its owners) (p.90) --
Bajabula bonke (I became ill) (p.94) --
Olilili (Lullaby) (p.98) --
Nomeva (The wasp) (p.102) --
Langa more (More sun) (p.106) --
Thanayi (No, child) (110) --
Khuluma (Speak) (p.114).
Responsibility: [Selected by] Miriam Makeba. Music edited by Jonas Gwangwa and E. John Miller, Jr. Introd. and notes by Solomon Mbabi-Katana. Illus. by Dean Alexander.

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Twenty-four authentic African songs specially arranged for piano and guitar.

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