Edited by Azizi Powell
Teaser Tufi Duek Sansa Kroma
Uploaded by dudaborges1000 on Oct 3, 2011
"Sansa Kroma" begins at .047.
This is Part II of a two part series on the Ghanaian song "Sansa Kroma". This post features selected videos of that song.
Part I of this series provides several text (lyric) examples of the song, information about the song's meaning/s, and information about how the song was traditionally performed in Ghana. Click http://pancocojams.blogspot.com/2012/03/lyrics-meanings-of-ghanaian-song-sansa.html for Part I of this series.
Comments about the pronunciation of specific words in these songs can be found in Part I of this series.
These videos are presented in no particular order of preference.
Video #1: Teaser Tufi Duek Sansa Kroma
This video is posted at the top of this page.
[Correction from 9/30/2012 email sent to me by Magda]
"The first sansa Kroma video that you posted has an audio recorded by Mawaca, a [Brazilian] band that I direct http://www.mawaca.com.br/. IT is written that is a Tufi Duek group, but it is not. Tufi Duek is a fashion stylist that used our version of Sansa kroma for his teaser."
Thanks for correcting my information, Magda!
The first song that is sung in this video is " Nkosi sikelel' iAfrika", the national anthemn for the nation of South Africa.
Video #2: NTUAC 2009 Concert - Sansa Kroma
Uploaded by annettenwen on Nov 20, 2009
NTUAC = National Taiwan University Alumni Chorus of Northern California
Video #3: Con Anima - Sansa Kroma
Uploaded by spcbass on Nov 5, 2008
Con Anima performing Sansa Kroma, at the October Music Department Concert, under the direction of Roger Powdrell.
Video #4: EVHS Choir - Sansa Kroma
Uploaded by itinkleonyoo on Jan 30, 2008
period 2 and 3 December 2007
Here's another comment from the same blogger who previously quoted and whose comments strongly suggest that she or he speaks Akan:
"Its too short and chopy but good. And your the ONLY ones who have sang it right. all the other people say wuu and its annoying."
-1iloveyoutoo, 2010, http://www.youtube.com/all_comments?v=HWI6J1Kqn9s
Video #5: Sansa Kroma
Uploaded by musikluvr922 on Dec 18, 2007
Sansa Kroma- Christmas 2007
Catherine Barnes, Uploaded on Aug 26, 2011
directed by Lindsay Schwartz
performed at the CEMUCHCA final concert in Cap-Haitien, Haiti on 7/9/11
"Sansa Kroma" is traditionally performed as a children's rock passing game song. Here's a video of Ghanaian children playing a rock passing game using flip flop sandals as the objects that are passed around:
Ghana, Ayenyah, children's game after school
Uploaded by Tetsublackstar on Jan 8, 2010
My friend Michi shot this children's (maybe especially girls) play in Ayenyah village, Ghana.I seriously loved watching thier playing and listening to their singing. I want to go back to Ghana sooner and see my students again.
*Michi is working for OrphanAid Africa, one of the Ghanian NGO as a sports
My thanks to all those choirs and children who are shown in this post's selected videos. Thanks also to the uploaders of these videos.
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