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Allah, Allah (Field Card)
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Two chants in praise of Allah. It is commonly believed by Mohammedans that by constantly repeating the name of a dead sheik you could see him in a vision. The capacity for "seeing" eidetic images is found all over the world. This kind of "grunting" is found in many African tribes who have experienced the influence...
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Amandi phikila kholowa (Track)
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Sweet potato leaves are frequently used with monkey nuts as a dish in this region, it is said. "Panali munthu wina amene anapita kukaceza Kwa munthu wina amene anali ndi ukhuku Zambiri kana pamupatsa chakudya Anamuphikira kholowa. Anandiphikila kholowa ukhuka ili Kh ale sindingayiwale ee." (as written by the perfo...
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Ambiga (Field Card)
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The singer's face resembled the West African mask with extremely slanting eyes. He sang with his Mbira pressed against the side of his face giving a strange impression of a spirit out of the forest.
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A Baiwelu (Field Card)
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There was once a man who wanted to get married and he found two sisters. He asked the elder one to marry him and she agreed. But when he came back the next day the elder sister was not at home and he asked the younger sister to marry him instead. She said "What about my elder sister, and what would we do with her?...
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A Baiwelu (Track)
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There was once a man who wanted to get married and he found two sisters. He asked the elder one to marry him and she agreed. But when he came back the next day the elder sister was not at home and he asked the younger sister to marry him instead. She said "What about my elder sister, and what would we do with her?...
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Baryaningwe wa Ntwali (Track)
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Baryaningwe, son fo Ntwali. "I, professional thief, I went to a place called Ruagi and stole a cow, but the owner saw me just as I was driving it out. So I was caught. I was taken into a hut and tied up. In my misery, I asked for an Inanga zither and began to sing. I sang so well that the women and children begged...
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Bayeza kusasa (Field Card)
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This Chief Madlanya Tantsi was a man of great personality and charm. His "Great Place" was situated in a cup of the hills not far from Tabankulu. The speech was delivered to a gathering of his people men and women, seated on the short grass, with their ponies grazing peacefully in the background and the hot after...
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Cassette of Bayaka Music and Sounds #86, Type of Music: Forest scenes
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Louis Sarno's notes on liner card (ms ink) – '12. 1993'

Side A: Louis Sarno's notes on liner card (ms ink) – 'June 15. (1st half of night, 2nd Losi camp last night): Adamo on mondumé to 300/ Mowanja on mondumé 300-end. (very near dark of moon)'

Side B: Louis Sarno's notes on liner card (ms ink) – '1. (000-100):...

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