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Chokwe songs and dances with various drums from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola [electronic resource] .

Publication:
Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1957.
Series:
Smithsonian Global Sound.
Format/Description:
Sound recording
1 online resource (18 minutes)
Subjects:
Chokwe (African people) -- Music.
Folk music -- Angola.
Folk music -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Form/Genre:
Folk music.
Field recordings.
Language:
Sung in Chokwe.
Summary:
In 1957, Hugh Tracey recorded these Chokwe speakers, who originated in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo. These dance songs, accompanied by goblet or conical drums, were recorded in mining compounds in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola, where the Chokwe had gone to work (Tracey 1973).
Contents:
Ngej kaku mumeneka, weya ya mama
Akwa musadi moyo wenu he he he
Ayaya wo- mami- yami- e
Yawiyanga, ya kulumbata nyama
Mwilu mwatuluka womama yami-e!
Zhikita.
Notes:
Streaming audio files.
Title from resource description page (viewed March 03, 2016).
Recorded in 1957 in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Contributor:
Tracey, Hugh.
Alexander Street Press.
Other format:
Original cat. no.: ILAMTR036A
OCLC:
950026552
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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