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Tufo song and Ghorwane

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 12 March 2005

Lucy Duran continues her journey through the little-visited country of Mozambique. This week she visits the beautiful Ilha do Mocambique to hear traditional Tufo songs of the women. Plus there’s panpipe music from the very hot north, and in Maputo, the first gig in four years by the country’s best-loved veteran band Ghorwane.

Music and featured items

18 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • The San Sebastian fort.

    Lucy Duran introduces part two of the programme from the San Sebastian fort.

  • Traditional Tufo singing.

    We hear traditional Tufo singing by women, typical to the Ilha do Mocambique.

  • Music Played

    • Image for Assanati

      Assanati Tufo singing

    • Image for Assanati

      Assanati Tufo singing

    • Image for Assanati

      Assanati Tufo singing

  • In search of the panpipe music.

    Lucy in Tete, in search of the panpipe music and the Mafue.

  • Music Played

    • Image for Mafue group of M'Padue

      Mafue group of M'Padue Traditional Mafue song

  • The celebration of independence.

    Lucy starts the day in Tete, during the celebration of independence.

  • Music Played

    • Image for Nyanga group of M'Padue

      Nyanga group of M'Padue Nyanga Song

  • The Nyanga (panpipe) players.

    Lucy in the village M’Padue with the Nyanga (panpipe) players.

  • Music Played

    • Image for Nyanga group of M'Padue

      Nyanga group of M'Padue Traditional Nyanga Song

  • Ghorwane concert.

    Lucy In Maputo, for the first concert in four years of Ghorwane.

  • Music Played

  • Ghorwane interview.

    Lucy interviews two of the founding members of Ghorwane.

  • Music Played

    • Image for David Makwakwa and Roberto Chitzondzo

      David Makwakwa and Roberto Chitzondzo Satuma

    • Image for David Makwakwa and Roberto Chitzondzo

      David Makwakwa and Roberto Chitzondzo Acuhanha

  • João Carlos interview.

    Lucy and João Carlos discuss the problem of traditional music dying out.

  • Music Played

    • Image for Venancio Mbande and his group

      Venancio Mbande and his group Music for Timbila

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