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Cassette of Bayaka Music and Sounds #137, Type of Music: Gano Boyobi, Mondumé, Forest scenes
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Louis Sarno's notes on liner card (ms ink) – '1994. 23'

Side A: Louis Sarno's notes on liner card (ms ink) – '1. New Age at Boungingi (Japa & wife of Sosolo) - 27 July morning (on large elephant trail on northside of water). 2. Evening camp scene (Mondumé by Makuti), June (B. 2nd camp). 3. Men sing Boyobi, 30 J...

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Cassette of Bayaka Music and Sounds #183, Type of Music: Sung tales (Gano, Hunting scenes, Forest scene)
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Louis Sarno's notes on liner card (ms ink) – '17'

Side A: Louis Sarno's notes on liner card (ms ink) – 'Part of entertainment dance, can scratch if necessary. Ready for rerecording (Sides A & B). 1. End of sung tales in Ewunji's camp -(part one on tape 0 11). 2. Hunting scene on way to forest camp. 3. Forest cam...

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Chimangala mangala (Track)
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Here is one of the rare references to cannibalism in southern Africa where it was not frequently practiced. "Tiyeni Achimangala Mangala yiyeni, panangokhala mamuna Wina, anafunsa chikwati panudzi, asanpite kumunda Anafuna kudya. Yye akapita kumunda sanati Kobwera nsanga nkazi akaphika nsima anali Kudyera kumunda,...
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Cinan’gomba (Track)
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A child hunting mice dug a hole and found an eagle inside. The bird told him not to tell his mother that he had found him. As the boy was on his way home the bird sang his song. When he met his mother she asked him why the bird was singing. The boy answered "Because I dug it out." The mother chased the bird until...
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Itlanganiso ya magqiha ye Izangoma (I) (Track)
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Extracts from the proceedings at the first conference of Izangoma Diviners, to be held in Umtata, Transkei. The speech and songs were entirely impromptu and demonstrate the type of speech employed by such herbalists and their supporting singers or assistants.
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Itlanganiso ya magqika ye Izangoma (II) (Track)
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Led by Dangazela and by Nowinjile Sincabo his wife. Dangazela is the son of Chief Bota the paramount chief of Lusikisiki. This recording demonstrates the procedure adopted by herbalists and diviners at their meetings and healing ceremonies -- the music and speeches helping to create an atmosphere of serious contem...
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Kaliya-liya, ndinde kaliya (Track)
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There was once a man who used to work very hard from sunrise till sunset out in his fields. His wife used to cook many different kinds of food and as soon as it was ready she would send her young son to go out to the fields to call his father. This he did by singing him a song each time, when the father would stop...
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