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Seize the dance! : BaAka musical life and the ethnography of performance / Michelle Kisliuk.

Author/Creator:
Kisliuk, Michelle Robin.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 241 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm. + 2 sound discs (4 3/4 in.).
Subjects:
Aka (African people) -- Folklore.
Aka (African people) -- Music.
Aka (African people) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Dance -- Anthropological aspects -- Central African Republic -- Lombo.
Folklore -- Central African Republic -- Lombo -- Performance.
Folk songs, Aka (Central African Republic)
Lombo (Central African Republic) -- Social life and customs.
Local subjects:
Ethnic music recordings -- Central African Republic.
Ethnic music recordings, Aka (Central African Republic)
Contents:
CD 1. Approaching a Mabo dance ; Mabo:"Bisengo Bwa Bolé" ; Song from Mokeh's gano: "Mbewe Salumbe" ; Mabo song "Mamah Eh" ; Dingboku: "Dumana" ; Elamba: "Mawa na Mwe" ; Ndambo ; Sandimba's gano: "Ekengedi" ; Elamba: "Bakele" ; Elamba: "Mosuenge bwa Bodjanga ; Elamba: "Mama Angeli" ; Lullaby: Koma ; Zokela Original, "La Lobaye" for 1988 Fête des Moissons ; Mabo: "Makala" ; Mabo song, "Mangondzo Masoni" ; Accelerated Mabo
CD 2. Mabo: "Makala" ; Mabo Mayenge improvisations ; Dingboku chant "Ndonga Eloko" and "Eloko Tembe ya Polo" ; Dingboku: "Ame Ote" ; Kiddy Dingboku ; Elamba: "Na ti Longa na Koko" ; In Bayanga: Boyobé ; Nola BaAka Baptist church hymn, then BaAka-style hymn ; At Bayanga: end of Boyobé, then two Elamba songs ; Ekpelú at Ndanga ; Njengi: "Ye Ye" ; Eboka ya Nzapa (the"God Dance") at Dzanga ; Bagandou (bilo) funeral dance ; Zokela Original, "Tendende" ; Elamba at Masilako: "Mawa na Mwe" and esime ; Njengi at Djongo.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-232), discography (p. 233), and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
0195117867
OCLC:
38030189
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