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Performer: Kronos Quartet
Title: Pieces Of Africa
Country: Europe
Released: 1992
Style: Contemporary, African
Category: Classical / Folk, Country
Rating: 4.6 ✦
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Pieces of Africa is a studio album by the Kronos Quartet, containing works commissioned by the quartet, written by seven African composers. David Harrington - violin, akete.

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Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist (Sample). 1. 30. Mai Nozipo ("Mother Nozipo"). I didn't get to hear the rest of the album, but I am assuming the anything and everything that Kronos Quartet does, is worth listening to. I hope I'm right. One person found this helpful.

Kronos Quartet chronology. Pieces of Africa (1992)Pieces of Africa1992. Short Stories (1993).

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Mai Nozipo ("Mother Nozipo"). Your browser does not support the audio element. Tilliboyo ("Sunset").

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Dumisani Maraire* Mai Nozipo ("Mother Nozipo")
Percussion [Ngoma, Hosho], Composed By – Dumisani Maraire*
2 Hassan Hakmoun Saade ("I'm Happy")
Bendir, Vocals – Said HakmounLead Vocals, Sintir, Composed By – Hassan HakmounOud, Vocals – Radouane LaktibProducer [Realized By] – Itaal Shur, Richard Horowitz
3 Foday Musa Suso Tilliboyo ("Sunset")
Kora, Composed By – Foday Musa Suso
4 Justinian Tamusuza Ekitundu Ekisooka ("First Movement")
Composed By – Justinian Tamusuza
5 Hamza El Din Escalay ("Waterwheel")
Lute [Tar], Composed By – Hamza El DinProducer [Realized By] – Tohru Ueda
6 Obo Addy Wawshishijay ("Our Beginning")
Performer [Aketse], Vocals – Kronos QuartetPerformer [Donno, Brekete, Pretia, Aketse, Gidi], Vocals, Composed By – Obo AddyProducer [Realized By] – Chris Baum
Kevin Volans White Man Sleeps
Composed By – Kevin Volans
7 I. 4:01
8 II. 5:04
9 III. 3:22
10 IV. 6:14
11 V. 3:16
12 Dumisani Maraire* Kutambarara ("Spreading")
Choir – Oakland Interfaith Gospel ChoirDirected By [Choir] – Terrence Kelly*Lead Vocals, Mbira, Composed By – Dumisani Maraire*Percussion [Hosho] – Dan Pauli

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Elektra Entertainment
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – WEA International Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Elektra Entertainment
  • Copyright (c) – WEA International Inc.
  • Published By – Owl's Head Music
  • Published By – Suso Music
  • Published By – Nubiana Publishing
  • Published By – Kukrudu
  • Published By – Chester Music Ltd.
  • Distributed By – Columbia House


  • Art Direction, Design – Manhattan Design
  • Cello – Joan Jeanrenaud
  • Engineer – Bob Edwards, Judith Sherman, Paul Zinman
  • Engineer [Assistant Engineers] – Calssic Digital, M.T. Silvia*, Nelson Wong, Tony Eckert
  • Ensemble – Kronos Quartet
  • Executive-Producer – Robert Hurwitz
  • Photography By – Margaret Courtney-Clarke
  • Producer [Produced By] – Judith Sherman, Kronos Quartet
  • Violin – David Harrington, Hank Dutt, John Sherba


Mai Nozipo (Shona: "Mother Nozipo") / Kutambarara (Shona: "Spreading")
Owl's Head Music (BMI)

Saade (Moroccan Arabic: "I'm Happy")
Hassan Hakmoun (BMI)

Tilliboyo (Mandingo: "Sunset")
Suso Music (BMI)

Ekitundu Ekisooka (Luganda: "First Movement")
Justinian Tamusuza (BMI)

Escalay (Nubian: "Waterwheel")
Nubiana Publishing (ASCAP / Jasrac)

Wawshishijay (Ga: "Our Beginning")
Kukrudu (BMI)

White Man Sleeps (Original, Unrevised Version)
Chester Music Ltd. (ASCAP)

Recorded 1989-1991

Photography from 'African Canvas'.
© 1990 by Margaret Courtney-Clarke.
Published by Rizzoli International Publications.
Reprinted with permission.

℗ & © 1992 Elektra Entertainment, a division of Warner Communications Inc. for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States

Packaging: standard jewel case

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 7559-79275-2 8
  • Barcode (String): 075597927528
  • SPARS Code: DDD

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
7559-79275-2, 7559-79275-2 ZK Kronos Quartet Pieces Of Africa ‎(CD, Album) Elektra Nonesuch, Elektra Nonesuch 7559-79275-2, 7559-79275-2 ZK Europe 1992
7559-79275-2, 7559-79275-2 ZK Kronos Quartet Pieces Of Africa ‎(CD, Album, RE) Elektra Nonesuch, Elektra Nonesuch 7559-79275-2, 7559-79275-2 ZK Europe Unknown
PR 8448 Kronos Quartet Pieces Of Africa ‎(CD, Album, Promo) Elektra Nonesuch PR 8448 US 1992
E2 79275 Kronos Quartet Pieces Of Africa ‎(CD, Album, Club) Elektra Nonesuch E2 79275 US 1992
WPCC-4756 Kronos Quartet Pieces Of Africa ‎(CD, Album) Elektra Nonesuch WPCC-4756 Japan 1992