Category Archives: African Music

South African music features in Smithsonian Folkways Magazine

Smithsonian Folkways Magazine commemorates twenty years of South African democracy, featuring music of South Africa in their latest issue:

• Cover Story: Anti-Apartheid Freedom Songs Then and Now – Tayo Jolaosho

• Archive Spotlight: Interview with Diane Thram – Meredith Holmgren & Diane Thram

• From the Field: “Proud of who I am”: Venda Children’s Musical Cultures – Andrea Emberly & Mudzunga Junniah Davhula

• Tools for Teaching: South Africa, Free At Last: The Freedom Songs of South Africa and the Civil Rights Movement in America – Stacy Malachowski