Mbube- Nansi Imali (Score & Parts)-WW5

Composer: Shabalala, Joseph

Publisher: International Opus

Edition: WW5-0108


Mbube- "Nansi Imali"
(There's Money)
for woodwind quintet
by Joseph Shabalala (b. 1941)- South African singer- founder and musical director of Ladysmith Black Mambazo


Transcribed by Adam Lesnick and Stephen Barber. Arranged for woodwind quintet by Adam Lesnick.

A song about black South African diamond miners, Nansi Imali means, "There's Money" in the Zulu language. It is composed in the style known as mbube, a call and response form common to South African music.