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Title Zambia : the songs of mukanda : music of the secret society of the Luvale people of Central Africa.

Published Barre, VT : Multicultural Media, [1997]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 audio disc (62 minutes) : CD Audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
Series Music of the earth.
Music of the earth.
Notes Instrumental and vocal music.
"This recording is drawn from the 80-volume CD collection, Music of the earth: Fieldworkers' sound collections, originally released in 1992 in Japan under the supervision of Tomoaki Fujii by Victor Company of Japan (JVC) in collaboration with the National Museum of Ethnology (Japan) and Smithsonian/Folkways Records (USA)"--Notes, p. 15.
Compact disc.
Tracks 3-8, 12-13, and part of track 11 are monaural.
Original notes by Ken'ichi Tsukada, in English translation from the Japanese (17] p. : ill., map) inserted in container.
Contents Ndumbamwelela (3:01) -- Lilombola songs (9:13) -- Sunrise songs (1:52) -- Sunset songs (3:20) -- Meal ritual (2:57; 4:22) -- Water-bearing songs (2:44) -- Greting and bidding farewell to guests (1:18) -- Kukuwa songs (20:55) -- Jingunda (2:14) -- The eve of the purification ceremony (4:35) -- Purification ceremony (1:21) -- Final ceremony (3:05)
Performers Various performers.
Notes Field recordings by Ken'ichi Tsukada, 1982-1984.
Subject Folk music -- Zambia.
Luvale (African people) -- Music.
Luvale (African people) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Variant Title Songs of mukanda.
Music of the secret society of the Luvale people of Central Africa.
Standard Number 0092930082
Publisher Number MCM 3008 Multicultural Media