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Title On the edge of the Ituri forest [sound recording] : 1952, Congo : Budu, Mbuti, Mangbele, Nande, Bira.

Published Utrecht, The Netherlands : Stichting Sharp Wood Productions ; Grahamstown, South Africa : International Library of African Music, [1998]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 sound disc : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Historical recordings / by Hugh Tracey
Tracey, Hugh. Historical recordings.
Notes Stichting Sharp Wood Productions: SWP 009/ILAM 03 (on container: SWP 009/HT 03).
Vocal and instrumental music performed by native musicians.
Compact disc.
Historical and program notes by Michael Baird ([20] p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Contents Budu. Mbo (3:05) ; Mbo II (2:35) ; Yando (3:06) ; Ope (1:21) ; Akakalu babini (4:30) ; Speech by Chief Baonoko (1:34) ; Mama yangu (2:57) -- Mangbele. Four drum signals (2:29) ; Nebandima (2:16) -- Nande. Two likembe tunes (1:25) ; Three likembe tunes (4:46) ; Four flute tunes (5:43) -- Mbuti. Luma pipes (1:24) ; Luma pipes with druyms (1:35) ; Mai-o-da (1:12) ; Amabele-o-iye (1:11) ; Iyo-o-o (1:08) ; The honey harvest (3:01) ; The antilope [sic] hunt (1:34) ; Mongu (3:00) ; Hunting cries (1:26) ; Song after moving camp (1:14) ; Curative song (1:10) ; Manatobo kukwo (1:21) -- Bira. Maria chibu (3:04).
Performers Various performers.
Notes Field recordings made by Hugh Tracey in 1952 at Gombe, near Wamba, Kibali-Ituri district; Gombari, Ituri; Mbau-Mbili village, Beni district; and Bunia, all in the Belgian Congo.
Language notes Sung in various African Bantu languages including Budu, Nande and in Swahili.
Other author Tracey, Hugh.
International Library of African Music.
Subject Music -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Songs, Bantu -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Songs, Swahili -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Mbuti (African people) -- Music.
Nande (Congolese (Democratic Republic) and Ugandan people) -- Music.
Bira (African people) -- Music.
Pygmies -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Music.
Field recordings.
Variant Title 1952, Congo
Budu, Mbuti, Mangbele, Nande, Bira
1952, on the edge of the Ituri forest
Subtitle on container: Northeastern Belgian Congo
Belgian Congo
Publisher Number SWP 009/ILAM 03 Stichting Sharp Wood Productions
SWP 009/HT 03 Stichting Sharp Wood Productions