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AAVV - African Music for Children (special edition + bonus CD)
AAVV
African Music for Children (special edition + bonus CD)

RGNET 1292
9781908025487
World Music Network

 
2 CD

This Rough Guide contains a collection of joyful tracks that have been road-tested and hand-picked to entertain children the world over. Celebrate in the creative sounds of Congolese band Staff Benda Bilili, Malagasy maestro Lala Njava and Malian marvels Amadou & Mariam.

The full length bonus album is by Saba, an Italian-Somali singer whose music imbues a rare sensitivity and gentle humour. Listen out for mixing acoustic guitars, koras, traditional African beats and contemporary percussion.


This Rough Guide contains a collection of joyful tracks that have been road-tested and hand-picked to entertain children the world over. Celebrate in the creative sounds of Congolese band Staff Benda Bilili, Malagasy maestro Lala Njava and Malian marvels Amadou & Mariam.

It should come as no surprise that the continent that invented instruments which gave rise to everything from violins, lutes, guitars and drums would also be home to some of the most infectious children’s music on the planet. This Rough Guide presents a playful selection of young-at-heart music.

On the island of Madagascar, Lala Njava’s advice in ‘Dinako’ explains that personal responsibility extends into village life through giving back to one’s community. Similarly, on the opposite end of the continent, in Mali, Vieux Farka Touré explains in ‘Fafa’ (‘Brotherhood’) about the importance of helping each other, and the responsibility of preserving memories.

Congo’s groundbreaking band Staff Benda Bilili created instruments out of recycled garbage, using objects such as an old fish can, wooden boxes and old guitar strings, became the subjects of a critically acclaimed documentary, and now tour the world, performing at some of the world’s most prestigious festivals. Amadou & Mariam are famous the world over and contribute ‘M’bife’ to this Rough Guide.

Samba Mapangala and his band have legendary status in Kenya. His music is a magical mix of rumba and soukous from Congo and traditional styles from Kenya and Tanzania. Sauti Sol also draw on Kenyan influence and blend warm, resonant pop with sparkling guitar lines and excitable drums.

Etran Finatawa from Niger bring the breathless hear and shimmering horizon of the Sahara to life on ‘Gourma’. The album closes with a track by Sotho Sounds, a band made up of five funky shepherds from Lesotho who make all their own instruments turning junk items into melodious guitars and drums – turning junk into funk!

The full length bonus album is by Saba, an Italian-Somali singer whose music imbues a rare sensitivity and gentle humour. Listen out for mixing acoustic guitars, koras, traditional African beats and contemporary percussion.




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DISC 1 :
Vusi Mahlasela
Amadou & Mariam
Busi Mhlongo
Orchestre baka Bgine
Staff Benda Bilili
Vieux Farka Tourè
Mabulu
Seprewa Kasa
Sauti Sol
Samba Mapangala & Orchestra Virunga
Lala Njava
Etran Finatawa
Sotho Sounds

DISC 2:
Saba

 
 
 
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PAOLO BONFANTI & MARTINO COPPO - You Were Right
from the CD "Pracina Stomp"
 
 
 
 
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17 January 2020 - h:17.00
Carlo Aonzo Trio
Mandolitaly

Illawarra Folk Festival
Bulli, NSW
Australia


18 January 2020 - h:16.30
Carlo Aonzo Trio
Mandolitaly

Illawarra Folk Festival
Bulli, NSW
Australia


19 January 2020 - h:10.00
Carlo Aonzo Trio
Mandolitaly

Illawarra Folk Festival
Bulli, NSW
Australia


21 January 2020 - h:19.00
Carlo Aonzo Trio
Mandolitaly

Smith's Alternative
76 Alinga Street
Canberra
Australia


22 January 2020 - h:18.30
rturo Stalteri – Trilogy
Feltrinelli Tour

Showcase TRILOGY
Feltrinelli
Piazza Piemonte
Milan
Introduces Giordano Casiraghi


23 January 2020 - h:19.30
Carlo Aonzo Trio
Mandolitaly

Italian Cultural Centre
80 Franklin Street
Forrest Act, Canberra
Australia


27 January 2020 - h:19.00
Carlo Aonzo Trio
Mandolitaly

Tinderbar Hall
Tinderbar Road
Lennox Head, Byron Bay
Australia


29 January 2020 - h:18.30
Arturo Stalteri – Trilogy
Feltrinelli Tour

Showcase TRILOGY
Feltrinelli
Piazza dei Martiri
Naples
Introduces Alfredo D'Agnese


30 January 2020 - h:19.00
Carlo Aonzo Trio
Mandolitaly

Django@Camelot
103 Raylway Parade
Marrickville, Sydney
Australia


31 January 2020 - h:18.30
Arturo Stalteri – Trilogy
Feltrinelli Tour

Showcase TRILOGY
Feltrinelli RED
Piazza della Repubblica
Firenze
with Federica Torbidoni on flute
Introduces Antonello Cresti


01 February 2020 - h:20.00
Carlo Aonzo Trio
Mandolitaly

Newcastle Royal Exchange
69-71 High Street
Haverhill
Australia


02 February 2020 - h:14.00
Carlo Aonzo Trio
Mandolitaly

Southern Sydney Folk Club
Shopfront Theatre 88
Carlton Parade, Sydney
Australia


02 February 2020 - h:16.30
Paolo Bonfanti & Martino Coppo
"Pracina Stomp"

Castello dei Paleologi
Piazza Castello
Casale Monferrato (AL) - Italy


07 February 2020 - h:18.30
Carlo Aonzo Trio
Mandolitaly

Coasit 199
Faraday Street
Carlton
Australia


07 February 2020 - h:21.30
Paolo Bonfanti & Martino Coppo
"Pracina Stomp"

Spazio Teatro 89
Via Fratelli Zoia 89
Milan - Italy


08 February 2020 - h:18.00
Carlo Aonzo Trio
Mandolitaly

RACV Club, Club Pavillon
501 Bourke Street
Melbourne
Australia


 
 
 
   
 
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