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Kaliya-liya, ndinde kaliya (Field Card)
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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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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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Pfeni nengoma (Track)
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Story of the baboon who kept on jumping on and off a drum till he died. There was a man who had the brilliant idea of putting a pole across the path by which a baboon entered his fields, and a drum on the far side. The baboon leaping over the pole landed on the drum and did a back somersault over the pole again. T...
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Samondoza iwe (Field Card)
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This dance is usually performed by both men and girls. It is a good example of the simple dance song and rhythmic clapping which accompany the solo stampings performed in the center of the circle of dancers by individuals who come into the ring one at a time for this purpose. This rhythm and song was adapted by An...
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Sathana na matombazana mbili = Satan and the 2 girls (Field Card)
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The story was told by a woman sitting in a hut with several others including children, many of whom continued their conversations while she spoke.-- Dogs, cattle and sheep were all around the hut at the time.
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Talking drums of the Upper Congo (Track)
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This recording of the sound of genuine talking drums was made on the banks of the Congo River near Stanleyville, where the river steamers coming up-stream from Leopoldville, 1000 miles away, are held up by the first rapids named after H. M. Stanley, the great explorer. He first saw them in 1876 on his famous first...
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Tamatsaro (Field Card)
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This recording of the sound of genuine talking drums was made on the banks of the Congo River near Stanleyville, where the river steamers coming up-stream from Leopoldville, 1000 miles away, are held up by the first rapids named after H. M. Stanley, the great explorer. He first saw them in 1876 on his famous first...
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Tata, tata (Field Card)
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"Father, give me something to give my in-laws, so as to make them like me. If you drink, always stop in good time, so as to leave a little wisdom in you. Sometimes you hear such queer stories from your in-laws, that you can have nothing to say in reply. Women will always like to go wherever they like. - But, don'...
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Tisimbi wa sauka (Field Card)
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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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