Rango: Sudani Voodoo + Alemu Aga

Premiere UK performance from extraordinary Sudanese-Egyptian master musicians and Voodoo practitioners Rango.

30 September 2009 / 19:30
LSO St Luke’s


Tickets:
Ł12.50-15

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Trance-inducing music from Sudanese mystic healing ceremonies played on lyres retrofitted with electric pickups and vintage Balafons with spirit gourd resonators, performed by the Cairo-based RANGO collective.

Premiere UK performance from extraordinary Sudanese-Egyptian master musicians and Voodoo practitioners Rango - performing Sudanese mystic healing music ceremonies and mysterious Zar/Voodoo rites.

They play on lyres retrofitted with electric pickups and vintage Rango Marimbas with gourd spirit resonators and dancing belts, fashioned from goat horns and recycled aerosol cans.




Support from Alemu Aga, Ethiopian master of the 10-string lyre, the bčgučna or ‘King David’s Harp’, opens the concert with an otherworldly experience for Western ears.









Produced by the Barbican




 

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