Thath’i Cover Okestra Vol. 5


Generously we offer you a sneak preview to another edition of Keleketla! Library orasonic memory project, Thath’i Cover Okestra, Vol. 5: 17 July to 12 September 1977. Lebo Mathosa is born. Steve Biko is assassinated.

This one is titled ‘Sab’shaya’. The story of how it was composed will follow, its beautiful, it traverses continents.

 

Composed by:

Ambuya Stella Chiweshe, Ayanda Zalekile, Masello Motana, Simphiwe Tshabalala, Tiko Ngobeni, Yonela Mnana and Zweli Mthembu.

Performed by:
Ayanda Zalekile, Masello Motana, Simphiwe Tshabalala, Tiko Ngobeni, Yonela Mnana and Zweli Mthembu.

Recorded live at HAU Hebbel Am Ufer (HAU2), Berlin, Germany on 16 June 2018.

Commissioned and coproduced by Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art; HAU Hebbel am Ufer (Berlin), Funded by Hauptstadtkulturfonds, Berlin.

Featured (cover image)
Image – L-R: Malose Malahlela, Tiko Ngobeni, Simphiwe Tshabalala, Zweli Mthembu, Ambuya Stella Chiweshe, Masello Motana, Ayanda Zalekile, Yonela Mnana and Rangoato Hlasane.
Photograph: Kyle Ferguson.
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One thought on “Thath’i Cover Okestra Vol. 5

  1. Wow!! this is a brilliant piece…Thank you for sharing this tune with us, I love it and I’d love to experience the live performance….when is the live performance due for Joburgers?

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