Yavanna's Theme

Phillip Menzies

Staff member
We have not done enough discussion about the feel of the themes for different characters, places or events. So i am going to start talking about Yavanna as this is one I am currently considering.
In light of the casting and caharacterr discussions having Yavanna akin to the earth mother and being of African decent, tall and willowy I am getting the idea of African rhythms and harmonies.

A recent example might me Baba Yetu by Christopher Tin

You can also go back to the influence of Lady Blacksmith Mambazo

and the Soweto Gospel Choir