Intro/Beginning Mbira - Karigamombe

Teacher: Patience Chaitezvi

Age Levels: Teens, Adults

Skill Levels: Introductory/Beginner

Topics: Mbira

Audio recording allowed. No video recording.

Cost: $28

Karigamombe, a victory song, is a song taught to beginning mbira students, and it is also very powerful in Zimbabwean culture. The literal meaning is “one who overpowers a bull”. In Zimbabwe, it is usually played for ancient spirits, and everyone joins in the singing, which shows the significance of the song. The workshop will be taught in Standard (Cosmas) Nyamaropa tuning.

Student Materials

Standard (Cosmas) Nyamaropa tuning mbiras will be provided, but bring yours if you have one.

Session Location Length
Session 2 (Fri 1:00 PM) McNary Floor 4 Lounge 2 hours

Workshop Enrollment

Current Students Workshop Spaces Remaining Space
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Percent Full

This workshop is full