Sikuri music, played on double-row panpipes, is a tradition that has lasted through millennia. What is it about this music that appeals to young, modern performers?
Author: Thomas Turino
Tom Turino is an ethnomusicologist and the author of several popular textbooks in the field, including Nationalists, Cosmopolitans, and Popular Music in Zimbabwe, for which he received the Alan Merriam Prize from the Society for Ethnomusicology. His areas of specialization are Andean music, Latin American music, and the music of southern Africa.