Sounds from around the world

2012--Joyful singingWe started as an anti-apartheid activist group, focusing on South African freedom songs. We continue to cherish that powerful musical tradition, while broadening our scope to include topics and vocal traditions from the world over, and right here at home.

A few recent audio recordings of Amandla…

Ipharadisi
Le Mot Ami
Shosholoza
Reason

Song Types and Topics

Celebrating Community and Life • Chants (many from the Taizé Ecumenical Community in France) • Environmental/Agricultural • Gospel • Labor/Economic Struggle • Love Songs • Lullabies • African-American Spirituals • Peace/Civil Rights/Freedom • Rounds • Celebrating Women

Languages

Arabic • Balkan languages • French • German • Hebrew • Italian • Japanese • Kalanga/chiShona • Latin • siSwati • Sotho • Spanish • Swahili • Swedish • Vietnamese • Xhosa • Zulu

Countries/Cultures

African American • Arabic • Bosnian • Chilean • Croatian • French • Georgia Sea Island • Italian • Japanese • Jewish • Kenyan • Liberian • Mexican • Native American • Quebecois • Scottish • Serbian • South African • Swedish • Latino • Vietnamese • Zimbabwean