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Traditional music is at the heart of SA gospel music songs download and always promotes the colourful history of the nation. Local events and festivals celebrates the rich range of styles and are extremely well attended and supported.

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International artists recognise the enthusiasm of the South African audience and regularly attend and play at festivals.

Many South African artists have made it big internationally as well. The late Miriam Makeba, Lucky Dube and Brenda Fassie were popular international artists. – South African Gospel 2019

Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Hugh Masekela, Dave Matthews and many many others travel the world promoting their music and roots.

The South African music scene includes both popular (jive) and folk forms like Zulu isicathamiya singing and harmonic mbaqanga. South Africa has a global music industry.

In the early twentieth century, Zionist Christian churches spread across South Africa. They incorporated African musical elements into their worship, thus inventing South African gospel music which remains one of the most popular forms of music in the country today.

Classical and art music in South Africa reached its zenith of popularity in the mid-20th century and was primarily composed by a triumvirate of Afrikaner composers known as the “fathers of South African art music.”

These composers were Arnold van Wyk, Hubert du Plessis, and Stefans Grové. All three composers were White South Africans, yet harbored very different views on Apartheid, which was state policy at the time.

Stefans Grové was one of the first white composers to incorporate Black African music into his compositions, and openly rejected apartheid ideals in an effort to fuse his “Western art and his physical, African space.”

Arnold Van Wyk became known for his government-endorsed nationalistic compositions, though he himself was reluctant to support the apartheid administration. Hubert Du Plessis, on the other hand, was a very strong Afrikaner nationalist, and experienced a “growing consciousness” of his heritage which made him proud to compose such pieces.

Du Plessis’ works included chamber music, orchestral pieces, and many pieces for the piano.

This site is here to celebrate South African, artists past and present, their music and festivals.