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17th Century Italian Dances
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composed by Gasparo Zanetti; conducted by Christian Mendoze; performed by Musica Antiqua Provence (Claves Records, 2002), 55 mins
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composed by Gasparo Zanetti; conducted by Christian Mendoze; performed by Musica Antiqua Provence (Claves Records, 2002), 55 mins
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Abagenyi baizire (Track)
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The eight horn blowers stand in a row with the women opposite them while the dancers strut in between. "The visitors have arrived," a welcome to the visitors at a party. The Engwara are built up of sections of gourds bound together with plantain strings and reinforced longitudinally by lathes of bamboo. They are s...
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Abale ndutani (Track)
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The women make clever use of their gourds, some smacking them and the others grasping them with alternate hands -- The gourds with their use of clapping together make fascinating rhythmic patterns. Abale ndutani moyo? ndi ndule moyo?
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Abarinda nibarwana (Track)
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The people who protect this country are away fighting.' This refers to old tribal fighting before the Europeans came and stopped it all, i.e. before 1890.
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Ada a Banda (Track)
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"My father, Banda, has gone off to work in the towns, for a long long time, to buy himself clothes." how true a reflection this is upon thousands of Tonga men in this district who go off to mines and towns for their own reasons leaving the women and children to fend for themselves at home. Many send back money, bu...
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Adamu, we (Track)
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The theme of migrant labour, of the men working far away in S. Rhodesia, N. Rhodesia or in South Africa is a constant one among the women who have been left behind. "Adamu we, aye aye! Koto wo Wandisiya maule aye, wo aye aye! Ine ndi kulila, aye aye wo!" "Adam a-ye-a-ye. You have left me. I am crying -- I will tak...
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Ahe likalakati (Track)
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The four leading women sang this song on their knees, and the principal singer also mimed the torso, hip and arm movements of the dance whilst she sang.
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Aiba mange kimiango (Track)
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This Buudu tribe is said to have come across the Savannah along the northern edge of the great tropical Ituri forest from the Ruwenzori mountains in the East to this present locality in North Central Congo. On their way they are said to have become much influenced by the Mbuti Pygmies, several of their songs and d...
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Ajuba (Track)
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An attractive dance by young soldiers whose tribe has the local reputation of being amongst the most hamdsome in the Congo. Their home district is at the most northerly part of the great bend in the Congo river where it is already several miles wide. (Copied from disc)
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Akakalu Babini (Track)
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The large Igogo deja was carved out of a single log and shaped like an antelope. It was 43" tall, the body 52" long, the tail 28 1/2" and the head 33". It was 42 1/2" wide, a total of 9 foot 5 1/2" long from tip to tail. The four legs were 10" tall carrying the triangular sectioned body, sounding two notes -- 56...
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