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artist: Artists Victor Gama

  • hip-deep December 13, 2012

    Hip Deep Angola 4: The Cuban Intervention in Angola

    The 27 year-long Angolan civil war was also an international crossroads of the Cold War as well as a regional resource war, involving Cuba, the Soviet Union, Zaire, South Africa, and the U.S. When it was over, Namibia was independent, … Read more »

  • interview December 13, 2012

    Interview: Victor Gama

    VICTOR GAMA “Many parts of Angola are still terra incognita almost, in terms of knowing what’s  been done musically.” INTERVIEWED BY NED SUBLETTE Via Skype from Lisbon / October 25 and 28, 2012 Angolan composer / instrument designer / ethnomusicologist … Read more »

  • hip-deep November 23, 2012

    Hip Deep Angola Part 3: A Spiritual Journey to Mbanza-Kongo

    To make this unprecedented program, producer Ned Sublette traveled to Mbanza-Kongo, the ancient seat of the Kongo empire located in present-day northern Angola, where he spoke to Dr. Bárbaro Martínez Ruiz, professor of art and art history at Stanford. We’ll … Read more »

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