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Bena kasai ba kalenga balala nenyema pamwe (Field Card)
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The Chisanzhi Mbira is the traditional type of the district: The basket rattle is a well-made woven article with a handle; the rattles had wooden handles and an open work basket head with beer bottle tops inside. The bottle is a common percussion instrument among the Lulua and the singing gourd is the favorite ins...
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Bena kasai ba kalenga balala nenyema pamwe (Track)
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The Chisanzhi Mbira is the traditional type of the district: The basket rattle is a well-made woven article with a handle
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Benu (Track)
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"What am I going to tell them? Where am I going to complain? I am singing like a church organ." Benu is the name of a jumping action in the dance. This instrument was particularly well played and well made of its kind. The one stringed lute appears to come from the upper Nile and has not been found south of Nyasal...
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Bia akponingbo (Field Card)
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The music for the Zande round dance. All the dancers perform the same steps in unison, short quick steps to and fro, turning into file and then facing inwards again, gradually moving around in an anti-clockwise direction. The enthusiasm of the Zande men and women for their Kponingbo xylophone dance has to be expe...
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Bia akponingbo (Track)
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The music for the Zande round dance. All the dancers perform the same steps in unison, short quick steps to and fro, turning into file and then facing inwards again, gradually moving around in an anti-clockwise direction. The enthusiasm of the Zande men and women for their Kponingbo xylophone dance has to be exper...
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Bia bagbele (Field Card)
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Bugu (-12.183-) slit drum beaten with sticks. Ndimu or Ndimo (14.03303-) membrane drum beaten with hand and stick. Andzolo (-12.55-) hand bells. The double headed drums may be beaten at either end according to the pitch of the note required by the player. The metal bells are pod shaped 3" long and are fixed onto w...
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Bia bagbele (Track)
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Bugu (-12.183-) slit drum beaten with sticks. Ndimu or Ndimo (14.03303-) membrane drum beaten with hand and stick. Andzolo (-12.55-) hand bells. The double headed drums may be beaten at either end according to the pitch of the note required by the player. The metal bells are pod shaped 3" long and are fixed onto w...
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Bi-i-i! a Bikoko cigamba (Field Card)
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Two wives in next door huts call to each other. The one hears the dog bark and calls out to the other "Why is the dog barking?" thinking her husband is with her. But the other replies: "No! he is not with me. He is out with that young beauty." (Ndege -- aeroplane). A young good looking girl is called 'Ndege' -- (a...
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Bilumbu (Field Card)
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The singers of this item had come north, down the Lualaba River and were over 400 miles from their home in Kongolo, near the junction of the Lualaba with its tributary which drains the overflow flood waters from Lake Tanganyika. This simple repetitive song is similar to many others associated with divination -- th...
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Bilumbu (Track)
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The singers of this item had come north, down the Lualaba River and were over 400 miles from their home in Kongolo, near the junction of the Lualaba with its tributary which drains the overflow flood waters from Lake Tanganyika. This simple repetitive song is similar to many others associated with divination -- th...
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