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Chepchoni Marinda (Field Card)
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This lyre is strummed like a Guitar with the right hand, the left hand stopping the five strings, like the Bongwe Zither of Nyasaland. This gave two chords. Notes 1, 3, and 5 and notes 2 and 4. One string, they said, was missing, the lower octave of No. 1. The scale was: - 308, 256, 232, 206, 180, (154) vs.
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Chila twachinda naba matombo (Field Card)
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A song for Chief Kazembe, also used as a canoe song. These chidlren demonstrate a typically Luunda organum style fo singing.
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Ching’ombe Kulowa, 1st movement (Field Card)
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The dancers were composed of about 50 young men from the ages of 10 to 20 years. Three dancers pranced in front. A notable feature was the large buttefly bows tied onto the top of the heads of several of the dancers.
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Ching’ombe Kulowa, 1st movement (Track)
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The dancers were composed of about 50 young men from the ages of 10 to 20 years. Three dancers pranced in front. A notable feature was the large buttefly bows tied onto the top of the heads of several of the dancers.
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Chinyau (Field Card)
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"I'll go to Zomba to dance Jir ­ with my friend Mailole." The girls clap the first four beats in the bar.
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Chinyau (Track)
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The mask of the male dancer consists of a headpiece covered with sheep's wool, crowned with guinea-fowl feathers and a rag costume of sacking. The male dancer may not approach near the women hence the distance away of the singing chorus. Four drummers provide the rhythm and the assembled women sing the chorus.
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Chitengi (Field Card)
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"Black cloth may not be worn by a woman who is about to have a child, she may use any other coloured cloth but not black." Such simple sentences revealing local etiquette are quite enough to inspire a local dance song. The Chokwe are more renowned for their beautiful chip carving than for their music -- much of it...
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Chitengi (Track)
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"Black cloth may not be worn by a woman who is about to have a child, she may use any other coloured cloth but not black." Such simple sentences revealing local etiquette are quite enough to inspire a local dance song. The Chokwe are more renowned for their beautiful chip carving than for their music -- much of it...
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