The Music Of The Worlds Peoples 3rd Ed
... Music Of The World’s Peoples 3rd Ed
1. The Shona, Music, Mbira and Religion
The Shona is a tribe in Zimbabwe. The shona people have different types of music. That includes the Mbira, Hosho, singing and drumming. Usually, dancing accompanies Shona music. There is a lot of participation from the audience with minimal distinction between the performer and audience. There is significant participation by both the performer and the audience when making music especially during religious ceremonies where Shona music is most common (Titon, Cooley, Locke, McAllester, Rasmssen, Reck, Schechter, Stock, and Sutton, 2009). In their music, the Shona people use a musical instrument called the Mbira. The instrument ...