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Inkuru nziza (Field Card)
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Chant in honor of Saint Mary Magdalene and of the resurrection of Our Lord. This unaccompanied hymn was composed by a Tutsi who was studying for the priesthood, Abbe Alfred by name. This man was also a notable musician. His proper name was Sebakiga. This song demonstrates the ease with which the particular style o...
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Inyamibwa (Track)
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An authentic Tutsi song in free moving recitative style. The two singers were the leading dancers of Chief Biniga's Ntore team.
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Izibongo Dalindyebo (I) (Track)
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Amongst other things they say: "You, Chief, are like a free woman, (a courtesean)" meaning "You are beautifully dressed." "I want a beast with turned down horns." The children shrugged their shoulders down, left and right alternately to imitate the horns.
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Izibongo Dalindyebo (II) (Track)
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Amongst other things they say: "You, Chief, are like a free woman, (a courtesean)" meaning "You are beautifully dressed." "I want a beast with turned down horns." The children shrugged their shoulders down, left and right alternately to imitate the horns.
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Izibongo (Field Card)
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These praises were recited by an old woman of about 80 years after the official type of praise. She recalls conversations of the Queen Mother of the Swazi.
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Izibongo (Track)
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These praises were recited by an old woman of about 80 years after the official type of praise. She recalls conversations of the Queen Mother of the Swazi.
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