Amagugu Akwazulu & Abalandeli Bengoma
Traditional Zulu Music – Songs of King Shaka (ARC Music EUCD2340, 2011)
Songs of King Shaka features music from King Shaka’s time (1785–1828) including songs in his praise, war cries of the Zulu impi (army), hunting songs, celebration songs and other traditional pieces from the period of the early Zulu kings in southern Africa.
The music is primarily a capella, accompanied by stamping, clapping, and whistling. The CD booklet includes extensive liner notes about Traditional Zulu Music and its history, as well as the story behind each song.
Traditional Zulu Music – Songs of King Shaka reveals the vitality of one of the great traditions in southern Africa.
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