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The Resource Nelson Mandela's favorite African folktales [sound recording]

Nelson Mandela's favorite African folktales [sound recording]

Label
Nelson Mandela's favorite African folktales [sound recording]
Title
Nelson Mandela's favorite African folktales [sound recording]
Title variation
Favorite African folktales
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents 22 tales, chiefly from South Africa and other countries in sub-Saharan Africa, as written and told or retold by various authors, and compiled by Nelson Mandela. Some include incidental music by Johnny Clegg or Vusi Mahlasela; five tracks at the end of disc 3 are short songs, some drawn from the stories, by these two musicians
Summary
A collection of traditional stories from different parts of Africa, featuring varied characters and themes--some familiar, some newer
Tone
Audio
Award
  • Audies: Audiobook of the Year, 2010.
  • Audies: Multi-Voiced Performance, 2010.
  • ALSC Notable Children's Recording
Accompanying matter
biography of composer or author
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10142667
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
398.2096
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
  • folktales
  • fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 5
PerformerNote
Read by various artists
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Nelson Mandela's favorite African folktales [sound recording]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "An audiobook benefiting children in South Africa orphaned and impacted by HIV/AIDS"--Container
  • Unabridged recordings of 22 of the 32 stories found in the printed book of the same title
  • Compact discs (discs 1-2)
  • Multimedia on enhanced compact disc includes a map of Africa showing where the tales are taken from; biographical notes on Mandela and the authors/tellers of the stories; a new illustration depicting a scene from 19 of the stories; illustrations for five more stories along with the URL for a web site to download audio files of these stories; words to the five songs, with English translations; glossary of words, names, and places associated with the stories; and complete track information, showing the title, writer or teller, reader, and country of origin for each story
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • (15:02)
  • Mpipidi and the motlopi tree (Botswana)
  • Johanna Morule (read by Matt Damon)
  • (8:40)
  • Natiki (Namaqualand, South Africa)
  • Glaudien Kotzâe (read by Parminder Nagra)
  • (4:38)
  • The mantis and the moon (San, Southern Africa)
  • Marguerite Poland (read by Forest Whitaker)
  • (7:47) -- How Hlakanyana outwitted the monster (Nguni, South Africa)
  • disc 1.
  • Jack Cope (read by Sean Hayes)
  • (7:03)
  • The message (Namibia)
  • George Weideman (read by Charlize Theron)
  • (6:41)
  • The wolf queen (Cape Malay)
  • I.D. du Plessis (read by Benjamin Bratt)
  • (8:14)
  • Musical interlude
  • (:08)
  • Message from Archbishop Desmond Tutu
  • (3:03)
  • The ring of the king (Mythical African kingdom)
  • Jay Heale (read by Alan Rickman)
  • (11:35)
  • Asmodeus and the bottler of djinns (South African English)
  • Alex D'angelo (read by Whoopi Goldberg)
  • Linda Rode (read by Debra Messing)
  • (4:33)
  • Sakunaka, the handsome young man (Zimbabwe)
  • Hugh Tracey (read by LaTanya Richardson Jackson)
  • (6:32)
  • Wolf and jackal and the barrel of butter (Cape Dutch)
  • Pieter W. Grobbelaar (read by Hugh Jackman)
  • (7:48)
  • The guardian of the pool (Central Africa/Zululand, South Africa)
  • Diana Pitcher (read by Gillian Anderson)
  • disc 2.
  • (5:46)
  • Sannie Langtand and the visitor (South African English)
  • Alex D'angelo (read by CCH Pounder)
  • (22:23)
  • The sultan's daughter (Cape Malay)
  • I.D. du Plessis (read by Blair Underwood)
  • (15:25)
  • The snake chief (West Africa/Zululand, South Africa)
  • Diana Pitcher (read by Scarlett Johansson)
  • (6:27)
  • King Lion's gifts (Khoi, Southern Africa)
  • Pieter W. Grobbelaar (read by Ricardo Chavira)
  • (9:40)
  • Words as sweet as honey from Sankhambi (Venda, South Africa)
  • Julius Oelke (read by Jurnee Smollett)
  • (6:11)
  • The hare and the tree spirit (Xhosa, South Africa)
  • Phyllis Savory (read by Sophie Okonedo)
  • (5:26)
  • The mother who turned to dust (Malawi)
  • Kasiya Makaka Phiri (read by Helen Mirren)
  • (17:35)
  • Fesito goes to market (Uganda)
  • Cicely Van Straten (read byDon Cheadle)
  • disc 3.
  • (15:53)
  • Van Hunks and the Devil (Cape Dutch)
  • Annari van der Merwe (read by LeVar Burton)
  • (8:54)
  • The clever snake charmer (Morocco)
  • (read by Samuel L. Jackson)
  • (5:18)
  • The enchanting song of the magical bird (Tanzania)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 sound discs (3 hrs.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781600246661
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
2-72666
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)276817058
System details
Enhanced compact disc (disc 3)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Nelson Mandela's favorite African folktales [sound recording]
Publication
Note
  • "An audiobook benefiting children in South Africa orphaned and impacted by HIV/AIDS"--Container
  • Unabridged recordings of 22 of the 32 stories found in the printed book of the same title
  • Compact discs (discs 1-2)
  • Multimedia on enhanced compact disc includes a map of Africa showing where the tales are taken from; biographical notes on Mandela and the authors/tellers of the stories; a new illustration depicting a scene from 19 of the stories; illustrations for five more stories along with the URL for a web site to download audio files of these stories; words to the five songs, with English translations; glossary of words, names, and places associated with the stories; and complete track information, showing the title, writer or teller, reader, and country of origin for each story
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • (15:02)
  • Mpipidi and the motlopi tree (Botswana)
  • Johanna Morule (read by Matt Damon)
  • (8:40)
  • Natiki (Namaqualand, South Africa)
  • Glaudien Kotzâe (read by Parminder Nagra)
  • (4:38)
  • The mantis and the moon (San, Southern Africa)
  • Marguerite Poland (read by Forest Whitaker)
  • (7:47) -- How Hlakanyana outwitted the monster (Nguni, South Africa)
  • disc 1.
  • Jack Cope (read by Sean Hayes)
  • (7:03)
  • The message (Namibia)
  • George Weideman (read by Charlize Theron)
  • (6:41)
  • The wolf queen (Cape Malay)
  • I.D. du Plessis (read by Benjamin Bratt)
  • (8:14)
  • Musical interlude
  • (:08)
  • Message from Archbishop Desmond Tutu
  • (3:03)
  • The ring of the king (Mythical African kingdom)
  • Jay Heale (read by Alan Rickman)
  • (11:35)
  • Asmodeus and the bottler of djinns (South African English)
  • Alex D'angelo (read by Whoopi Goldberg)
  • Linda Rode (read by Debra Messing)
  • (4:33)
  • Sakunaka, the handsome young man (Zimbabwe)
  • Hugh Tracey (read by LaTanya Richardson Jackson)
  • (6:32)
  • Wolf and jackal and the barrel of butter (Cape Dutch)
  • Pieter W. Grobbelaar (read by Hugh Jackman)
  • (7:48)
  • The guardian of the pool (Central Africa/Zululand, South Africa)
  • Diana Pitcher (read by Gillian Anderson)
  • disc 2.
  • (5:46)
  • Sannie Langtand and the visitor (South African English)
  • Alex D'angelo (read by CCH Pounder)
  • (22:23)
  • The sultan's daughter (Cape Malay)
  • I.D. du Plessis (read by Blair Underwood)
  • (15:25)
  • The snake chief (West Africa/Zululand, South Africa)
  • Diana Pitcher (read by Scarlett Johansson)
  • (6:27)
  • King Lion's gifts (Khoi, Southern Africa)
  • Pieter W. Grobbelaar (read by Ricardo Chavira)
  • (9:40)
  • Words as sweet as honey from Sankhambi (Venda, South Africa)
  • Julius Oelke (read by Jurnee Smollett)
  • (6:11)
  • The hare and the tree spirit (Xhosa, South Africa)
  • Phyllis Savory (read by Sophie Okonedo)
  • (5:26)
  • The mother who turned to dust (Malawi)
  • Kasiya Makaka Phiri (read by Helen Mirren)
  • (17:35)
  • Fesito goes to market (Uganda)
  • Cicely Van Straten (read byDon Cheadle)
  • disc 3.
  • (15:53)
  • Van Hunks and the Devil (Cape Dutch)
  • Annari van der Merwe (read by LeVar Burton)
  • (8:54)
  • The clever snake charmer (Morocco)
  • (read by Samuel L. Jackson)
  • (5:18)
  • The enchanting song of the magical bird (Tanzania)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 sound discs (3 hrs.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781600246661
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
2-72666
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)276817058
System details
Enhanced compact disc (disc 3)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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