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Karoo music lends weight to TV series

Guitarist Les Javan has composed a haunting soundtrack for the TV series Vlug na Egipte. Set in the Karoo, it is shaped by the music of the desert. It's a mixed bag of langarm, choral, goema and classical influences, and the composer has created a sound that identifies and is unique to each character.

Emotional connection the core of Mashika’s music

Young, urban and talented, Zethu Mashika is a self-taught musician and composer, and is South Africa's first and so far only black film composer. He has won the best score award twice in the 48 Hours Film Project, and is the man behind the organic sound of 'Zama Zama'. For him, it is a spiritual and emotional exercise.

Music awards to recognise composers

The upcoming inaugural edition of the Wawela Awards will recognise those often unsung heroes of music – the composers and songwriters.
Local music festivals rock in SA

Composers get their own awards

South African composers who have succeeded in the fiercely competitive international market will be recognised in a new awards programme called Wawela.
Homegrown artistic talent honoured


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