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Kyarutema (Field Card)
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This song, used as a lullaby, is in praise of the present Omwami Mutara's grandmother, and recounts her life, her childhood and girlhood, through its various stages till her death. She was both good and beautiful, say the singers. The queen mother's influence at the courts of the Mwami used to be considerable and...
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Kyebambi (Track)
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The greater African chiefs would, in the old days, always have their court musicians to perform special functions, one of which was to play early in the morning to waken the Chief's household. This duty was performed in the past by the Ntimbo drummers for the Mukama of Bunyoro. ... The little drums, with membranes...
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Lahiwe indoda II (Field Card)
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"In the morning, I'll say one thing, at none another, for my husband is throwing me out of the house." are on the same theme, that of the deserted wife
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Lamnandi ugolohlang (Track)
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Citaumvano, the singer, praises Miss Gertie Carter's store. Miss Carter is a well-known and much respected figure in the district, her father having established the store about 1870, about 25 years before the annexation of Pondoland.
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Lithoko (I) (Track)
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Several bodies of horsemen approached Chief George Moshesh's village during the recording session, and each one had its own Seroki, or praiser, who dismounted and spoke the chief's praises before the group joined the rest of the people present.
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Lithoko (II) (Field Card)
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Several bodies of horsemen approached Chief George Moshesh's village during the recording session, and each one had its own Seroki, or praiser, who dismounted and spoke the chief's praises before the group joined the rest of the people present.
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Lithoko (II) (Track)
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Several bodies of horsemen approached Chief George Moshesh's village during the recording session, and each one had its own Seroki, or praiser, who dismounted and spoke the chief's praises before the group joined the rest of the people present.
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Lithoko (III) (Field Card)
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Several bodies of horsemen approached Chief George Moshesh's village during the recording session, and each one had its own Seroki, or praiser, who dismounted and spoke the chief's praises before the group joined the rest of the people present.
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Lithoko (III) (Track)
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Several bodies of horsemen approached Chief George Moshesh's village during the recording session, and each one had its own Seroki, or praiser, who dismounted and spoke the chief's praises before the group joined the rest of the people present.
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Lithoko tsa hae (Track)
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These praises were personal and referred to the speaker and opened the divining procedure which followed. The small group of diviners was composed of a man and two women all wearing their traditional diviners costume and beads. The older woman wore a skin cap
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