Item description for Njalo: A Collection of 16 Hymns in the African Tradition [With CD] by Patrick Matsikenyiri & Dan Damon...
Overview This spiral bound softcover songbook features sixteen hymns in the African tradition. Includes metrical, topical, and scriptural indexes, translation notes, pronunciation and performance guide, as well as a listening CD for demonstration. 2006, from Abingdon Press.
This collection of 16 hymns and songs in traditional African styles expands the repertoire of global music for the Christian church immensely. The songs come from Zimbabwe and Cameroon and are primarily in the Shona language with singing English translations throughout.
Patrick Matsikenyiri is the composer, author, translator, and/or arranger of each piece in the collection. Dr. Matsikenyiri is a retired professor of music and culture at Africa University in Mutare, Zimbabwe, and a well-known composer and compiler of African song. He has led workshops on this subject around the world.
Patrick s choir from Africa University recorded each of the 16 songs on a CD that is included with each copy of the hymn collection.
Dan Damon, the collection s editor, helped with many of the English translations. He himself is an internationally known writer of hymns, a jazz pianist, and a United Methodist pastor currently serving on the faculty of Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California.
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Studio: Abingdon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.47" Width: 5.76" Height: 0.13" Weight: 0.22 lbs.
Binding Spiral Bound
Release Date Feb 1, 2007
Publisher Abingdon Church Supplies
ISBN 0687498074 ISBN13 9780687498079 UPC 068478442425
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More About Patrick Matsikenyiri & Dan Damon
From December to June:
Patrick Matsikenyiri No 13 Cripps Rd. Palmerstone Mutare Zimbabwe Phone: 011-263-20-67502
From July to November:
Shenandoah University 1460 University Dr. Winchester VA 22601 540 665 4626 540 514 6359 Cel.