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SBH:Talking Drum - a series in which Lucy Duran explores the use of the drum in African culture.
1 (of 5): Zimbabwe.
A visit to a bira in Nyamwehe village, Zimbabwe.
mbiras, drumming and possession of villagers by spirits.
In the first of five programmes this week, Lucy DURAN follows the drum on a voyage into African spirituality, history, politics and culture.
travel and exploration programmes (genre)
music programmes (genre)
african pop (music style)
drums (musical instruments)
11 Sep 1995 22:00-22:25 (RADIO 3)
Mr Chigamba (mus)
Tessa Watt (Producer)
Teresa Watt (Producer)
Lucy Duran (Speaker)
Chigamba (Mr (spkr)) (Speaker)
Jennifer Z (Zimbabwean drummer (spkr)) (Speaker)
Notes: CAIRS 560371