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Title Songs worth singing, words worth saying / Institute for Justice and Reconciliation ; producer, Glenn Robertson
Published [Cape Town] : Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, [2008?]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  782.4209687355 Rob/Sws  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 audio CD + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) + container insert (8 pages)
Contents What if -- She was born during a Cape Flats storm -- Cape Jazz -- Cape jazz medley one -- Caged -- Mbombela, the train of hate -- The struggle movements one -- String tone lyric -- The struggle movement two and three -- African lullaby: Thula, thula -- As he weer kom -- Ghoemaliedjies -- Ghoema, ghoema dans met my -- Daar kom die Alibama -- Cries -- Daar kom die Alibama (instrumental version) -- Tshumayela -- Rosa -- Cape jazz medley two -- These are people -- Nomalizo -- Mixed masala -- Moppies -- Moppies medley -- Dare -- Rainbow imagine nation -- Suffering -- Political and spiritual songs -- New vision -- We shall overcome
Summary Through a series of summer music and poetry workshops, panel discussions and seminars, young people representing a range of cultural organisation in Cape Town were exposed to the musical strengths of different communities. This compilation comprising of a DVD, CD and E-songbook showcases the performance of seven youth musical groups and ten young poets from communities such as Kensington, Nyanga, Khayelitsha, Elsies River, Nomzamo Yethu and Hout Bay, Athlone and Pinelands at the Reconciliation Day presentation 2007
Notes Originally produced in 2007
Concert held in Cape Town on 16 December 2007, supplemented by a CD with the audio recording of the concert, and a CD-ROM with a PDF file containing the music scores of the songs, the text of the poems, short biographies of the participating poets and musicians, and backgrounds to the songs and poetry
Credits Director of photography/video editor, Randall Beckett
Performer Presenters: Winslow Schalkwyk, Candice Prinsloo, Nomalungela Mjurara ; various performers
Notes DVD (PAL)
In English, Afrikaans and Xhosa
Subject Songs -- South Africa -- Cape Town.
Folk songs -- South Africa -- Cape Town.
South African poetry -- South Africa -- Cape Town.
Folk songs, Afrikaans.
Popular music -- Political aspects -- South Africa.
Protest songs -- South Africa.
Songs -- South Africa -- Texts.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Sound recordings.
Author Robertson, Glenn.
Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (South Africa)
Other Titles Subtitle on cover: Reconciling through music & poetry in Cape Town