Textbook of traditional Mbira dzavadimu Shona people in Zimbabwe
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This score and sound
source are intended to share with the learners of Mbira the performance of Mr.
Luken Kwari Pasipamire, who succeeded in the traditional way of playing Mbira
dza vadimu and, as a teacher, passes on it to younger generation.
about text book:
Textbook on page 52 of the B5 size to which the kushaura, kutsinhira, lyrics,
and mbira Music's outlines are written.
Parallel description of all English and Japanese.
CD2 piece of 12 kushaura ,kutsinhira, and complete performance.
B♭Nyamaropa tuning was used in this CD. The Kushaura and Kutsinhira parts
are played by Mr. Luken. It is recommended to play together the CD and
the Kutsinhira to the recorded Kushaura.
Mbira in concert; played by Mr. Luken and Erika Hayashi
Hosho ; played by Ms. Violet (Mr. Luken's wife)
1; Message from Luken Kwari Pasipamire・・・ 4：51
It shows the Mbira of Mr. Kwari Pasopamire, Mr. Luken's grandfather. Mr.Luken
talks about the Mbira their family has succeeded.
2; Guwa ceremony in Mondoro・・・ 28：12
It shows the Guva ceremony on 27th and 28th December in 2007. In this ceremony,
the ancestor's spirits return to protect the land of the family. this
ceremony shows well the Shona's religion. I hope you enjoy the landscape
and their ceremony in Mondoro where the Mbira has developed.
3. How to play the Hosho by Mr. Luken・・・2：00
Though the Hosho is an essential part in the Mbira music, its unique playing method is not easy to learn. Here, Mr. Luken introduces his style as there are several ways to play this instrument depending on areas and people.