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Krarau Sagul Song for Baiag Tim - Mask Dance Song for Baiag Tim, a Fish Mask
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produced by Wolfgang Laade, 1925-2013; in Traditional Songs of the Western Torres Straits, South Pacific (Folkways Records, 1977), 1 min

One might plausibly assert that the Melanesians of the western Torres Strait have moved along with the world, turning to new cultural practices and losing interest in the traditions perceived as old and outdated once Western ideas and technologies reached the islands’ shores. The liner notes explain that most...

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produced by Wolfgang Laade, 1925-2013; in Traditional Songs of the Western Torres Straits, South Pacific (Folkways Records, 1977), 1 min
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Sulur - Flute Duo:  Pargao Par,  Anga Karsana Par
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produced by Roderic C. Knight; in Tribal Music of India: The Muria and Maria Gonds of Madhya Pradesh (Folkways Records, 1983), 2 mins

A buffalo-horn trumpet, the hakum, announces the joyful harvest festival and varying types of drums called mandri, kotoloka and kundir take over. A group of women chant antiphonally in leadership of the wedding festivities. Men dance on stilts, creating an intoxicating rhythm that is guided by drums. This is a...

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produced by Roderic C. Knight; in Tribal Music of India: The Muria and Maria Gonds of Madhya Pradesh (Folkways Records, 1983), 2 mins
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