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'Tales of Kenzera: ZAU' Explores the kaleidoscope of grief through music

Protagonist Zau quests to retrieve his father from the God of Death, while wielding the masks of the Sun and Moon. (Courtesy of Surgent Studios)
Protagonist Zau quests to retrieve his father from the God of Death, while wielding the masks of the Sun and Moon. (Courtesy of Surgent Studios)

A new video game based on the culture of Africa’s Bantu people explores the many emotions of grief.

We speak with composer Nainita Desai about how she tried to guide players musically through feelings of loss, fear, anger and acceptance.

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This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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