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Initiation and rain songs from the Tswana-speaking Ngwaketse of Botswana [electronic resource].

Publication:
Roodepoort, Transvaal, Union of South Africa : International Library of African Music, [1959]
Series:
Smithsonian global sound for libraries
Sound of Africa = Sons d'Afrique
Format/Description:
Sound recording
1 online resource.
Subjects:
Music -- Botswana.
Ngwaketse (African people) -- Music.
Songs -- Botswana.
Tswana (African people) -- Music.
System Details:
Mode of Access: World Wide Web.
Contents:
Singing game: Re tswa kwa tihabane (1:05)
Male initiation songs: Maolo di phepga (1:38) ; Khakha si khudu (2:55)
Rain songs: Pula (3:37) ; Kgomo tsa ga mme (1:52) ; Phatshwa bolela (3:20) ; Sekokodla pula wee (3:01)
Praise verse: Maboko (3:11)
Initiation songs: Lekwa retswang teng resentse (4:48) ; He ba kgethwa ba eme (3:37) ; Thaba we re tsena bene kakme rea (3:33)
Party dance song: Kgaka (2:58).
Participant:
Sung and played by native musicians.
Notes:
Singing game; initiation songs; rain songs; praise verse; party dance song.
Recorded by the International Library of African Music.
Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2009. (Smithsonian global sound for libraries). Available via World Wide Web.
Contributor:
Alexander Street Press.
International Library of African Music.
Other format:
ILAMTR-109A
OCLC:
689541794
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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