Muziki

More Than Just Good Feelings: Advocacy for Music among Mainstream Subjects
Muziki (2015) Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 23-40

In many world cultures music plays a central role in life's activities (from birth to death) of the communities and in some instances it is said to be inseparable from daily activities. In Kenya these attributes of music hold true ...

An Encounter With the Enigma: Some Philosophical Reflections On Hosiah Chipanga's Music
Muziki (2015) Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 122-133

Hosiah Chipanga is dubbed one of the most controversial musicians to have emerged in post-independent Zimbabwe. His music strongly condemns acts of corruption, avariciousness, bribery, nepotism and political power struggles that threaten to tear apart the moral fibre of the ...

Militarizing Music and Demilitarizing the Military: Making Sense of "Musoja" In Zimdancehall Music
Muziki (2015) Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 103-121

The debate in this paper is enthused by the neurotic recurrence of the Shona linguistic expression "Musoja" (soldier) in Zimdancehall musical discourses. The enthusiastic utilisation of this name by the assemblage of Zimdancehall artists such as Sniper Storm, Jah Prayzer ...

Insights Into the Zimbabwe Integrated National Teacher Eeducation Course Gradhates' Music Teaching Competence
Muziki (2015) Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 86-102

This article uncovers the views of Zimbabwe Integrated National Teacher Education Course (ZINTEC) graduate teachers regarding their music teaching competence, as gauged through their capacity and ability to deliver music lessons based on the training they received. The study solicited ...

Budding Shona Musi-Poets and Their Social Vision: Chenjerai Mazambani
Muziki (2015) Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 74-85

Song has been one of Shona people's faithful companions in life, and has been adapted and adopted to suit changing times. Traditional, colonial, liberation and post-independence eras have all given birth to singers who responded to socio-historical events of their ...