Mbira – Erick Muchena, Mandreck Muchena. Ensemble – Mhuri Ye Kwa Rziwi EnsembleMbira – Cosmas Magaya KanengoniMbira, Voice – Hakurotwi MudeShaker – Ephram Mutemasango. Zimbabwe (The Soul Of Mbira) (Cass, Album).
Zimbabwe (The Soul Of Mbira) (CD, Album, RE). Nonesuch, Nonesuch.
Originally released in 1973 as The Soul of Mbira: Traditions of the Shona People of Rhodesia. These recordings were made during a period of dramatic political change in the history of Rhodesia, which led ultimately to the country's independence in 1980, and its subsequent renaming to Zimbabwe.
Album · 1972 · 9 Songs. ZIMBABWE Shona Mbira Music. Music of the Rain Forest Pygmies. ZIMBABWE the African Mbira: Music of the Shona People. Dumisani Maraire & Ephat Mujuru. Bosavi: Rainforest Music from Papau New Guinea.
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. -John Baily, Popular Music. This is a landmark in ethnomusicological literature.
The Shona (/ˈʃoʊnə/) are a Bantu ethnic group native to Southern Africa, primarily the country of Zimbabwe where they form a vast majority. This name came into effect in the 19th century due to their skill of disappearing and hiding in caves when attacked. Hence Mzilikazi the great king called them amaShona meaning "those who just disappear.