Chapter 6 – xiTSONGA

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Chapter 6: xiTSONGA: The Tsonga people are well-known for their rich musical heritage, which is based on the playing of a wide variety of musical instruments. These can be divided into three categories: stringed, wind and percussion. On this chapter we look at The Evolution of Xitsonga guitarists, Main Figures: M.D Shirinda,Thomas Chauke, G.T Chauke, and MJ Hlongwane. To add depth and perspective, guest artist – Marhoya Chauke was invited to address various aspects of the tutorial and provide demonstrations and interview in video. To find out more, subscribe tutorials and also find the published book Introduction to South African Guitar Styles Vol.1 “Five Decades of Ukuvamba” (1930s to 1980s) direct link

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