Various Artists

Rwanda: Polyphonie Des Twa

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The Twa, who make up 0.5% of the Rwandan population, have a typically rich polyphonic vocal heritage. This CD focuses on choral music, with examples from all over Rwanda, many by well-known and regularly constituted groups. This is a markedly distinct idiom within Pygmy tradition, and as one cut documents, it is still evolving. The sound quality is fine and the notes are solid.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1
2:55
2
3:31
3
4:37
4
3:49
5
3:42
6
4:28
7
4:23
8
3:51
9
3:53
10
4:03
11
2:52
12
3:03
13
3:18
14
4:48
15
6:31
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