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African Guitar - Solo Fingerstyle Guitar Music

African Guitar - Solo Fingerstyle Guitar Music

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African Guitar Solo Fingerstyle Guitar Music (Multiple Levels)

This 60 minute DVD offers a rare view into the rich textures of African fingerstyle guitar music. It was recorded by the famed cultural anthropologist Gerhard Kubik between 1966 and 1993. these are audio-visual field recordings from isolated African villages to the gardens of Europe, presenting some of the legends of this style: Mwenda Jean Bosco, Faustino Okello, Pierre Gwa, Daniel Kachamba and others.

The roots of blues guitar techniques are seen in these recordings, as are the intricate sounds and rhythms of African music adapted to solo fingerstyle guitar. Twenty-six songs are included, as well as an 80 page detailed booklet giving historical, musical and biographical perspectives. 

Running time 60 minutes

DVD is region 0, playable worldwide.

Product Number:    13017DVD

Format:    DVD

Skill Level:    Multiple Levels

Binding:    Boxed

Size:    5.25 x 7.5

Date Published:    08_06_2003

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