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Zimbabwe music with a past

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Alternate title:Music with a past
Summary:Features the music of Zimbabwe combining traditional rhythms with a modern African sound. Includes live performances using traditional instruments, including the ngoma, hosho, and mbira. Lyrics to many songs, translated into English, provide insights into Zimbabwean culture.
Provider:British Broadcasting Corporation
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Music Zimbabwe History and criticism
Popular music Zimbabwe History and criticism
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Music
Performing Arts
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