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Music from Mozambique, Vol. 2: Chopi Timbila, Two Orchestral Performances

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Music from Mozambique, Vol. 2: Chopi Timbila, Two Orchestral Performances

The Chopi people of Zavala, Mozambique are renowned for their timbila music, a partially improvised, complex contrapuntal music played by an orchestra comprised of wooden xylophones. The lyrics that accompany a piece for timbila orchestra are equally complex and poetic.

Track Listing

101
Shinyeta-Shissibuka Orchestra Shinyeta-Shissibuka Orchestra 21:12
102
Zavalene Orchestra Zavalene Orchestra 4:18
201
Zavalene Orchestra, Concluded Zavalene Orchestra 25:55

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