You may want to include music from our partner communities in your program, either sung by individuals or a choir, taught to the congregation or played from a recording. You can use some of this original liturgical music during your service.
Kulanu in Song: Music from our Communities Playlist on Youtube of liturgical and other music from Kulanu partner communities
Sheet music with words for music from the Abayudaya of Uganda.
Sheet music with words for music from the Lemba of Zimbabwe.
Recordings of music from Uganda and Zimbabwe for download (purchase might be required):
- “Shalom Everybody, Everywhere” (1998) Kulanu’s first CD of Abayudaya Music from Uganda
- “Abayudaya: Music from the Jewish People of Uganda” (2002) Produced by Rabbi Jeffrey Summit and published by Smithsonian Folk Arts, was nominated for a Grammy in World Music
- “Lemba Tribe of Zimbabwe-Ancient Roots/New Traditions” (2019) Music composed by Hamlet Zhou and performed by the Harare Lemba Synagogue choir and produced by Hazzan Mike Stein