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Title Chokwe songs and dances with various drums from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola.

Published Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1957.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (18 minutes)
Notes Streaming audio files.
Title from resource description page (viewed March 03, 2016).
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 Recorded in 1957 in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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).
Language notes Sung in Chokwe.
Other author Tracey, Hugh.
Subject Chokwe (African people) -- Music.
Folk music -- Angola.
Folk music -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Folk music.
Field recordings.