Mandy Blake Bowers

Irmgard's Songs

"Irmgard's Songs" was produced by Mandy Bowers and aired on ʻŌlelo Community Media cable television in 1998. The program features the music of Auntie Irmgard Farden ʻĀluli played live by members of Auntie Irmgards ʻohana, including ʻAʻima McManus, Poʻoloa Tolentino, Hailama Farden, Mihana Souza, and Luana McKenney. Between each song, Auntie Irmgard talks story with the band and tells about her life and the songs she wrote. Songs include "Puamana," "My Hawaiian Madonna," "Baby Kalai," "Neaulani," "Little Ones Pray with Me," "Kuʻu Pete," "ʻŌpae Ē," "Mynah Bird," "Humuhumunukuāpuaʻa," "Aloha," and "For a Peaceful World." Also includes a telling of the story "Santa's Gone Hawaiian" and a performance of the songs written by Auntie Irmgard that accompany the story.

Languages: English

Genres

  • Documentary

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