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Bolo neno kari koongo (Track)
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Bolo achieved an unenviable reputation for having neither shield nor ostrich feathers, and for being an uninvited guest at drinking parties. The playing of drums by these Nilotic people is usually far simpler in rhythm than that of the Bantu.
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Bugenda kilo (Field Card)
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You are too fond of visiting villages in search of women. One day you will meet an angry man who will hit you.'
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Bugenda kilo (Track)
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You are too fond of visiting villages in search of women. One day you will meet an angry man who will hit you.'
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Buzaufazi zipina inkomo (Field Card)
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The scale of these two instruments is not clear from these examples. It would appear to be heptatonic in one case and hexatonic or even pentatonic in the other. The fact taht an adequate number of intervals exist in the lower octave and are not complete in either, argues an ability to think heptatonically. The sca...
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Call to war (Field Card)
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Buta from where this dance song emanates, is on the northern edge of the great tropical forest belt which characterises the central districts of the Congo. The Bobwa people are Bantu but have adopted several characteristics of their Sudanic neighbours, the Zande.
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Calling the people and stating they have arrived (Field Card)
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Kanyoka dance tunes on this combination of instruments are very similar to each other. They all have a compelling lilt obtained by the reiteration of a simple ground, with melody on the hand pianos and a rolling rhythm on the deep noted drums. The range of the instrument was from 188 vs to 1024 vs. The central sca...
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Chakunaka (Field Card)
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This story, told by an old woman, of the handsome young man and his jealous mother is almost identical with a similar story I found amongst the Karange of S. Rhodesia in 1932.
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Chamukumai (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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Chembere luimbolo (Field Card)
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The larger drum was also tapped on the side by a stick. The clapping was done with cupped hands. The Chef de Centre Kapenda, was the head of this group. Jadotville is the headquarters of the central region of the Union Miniere, the other 2 towns being Elisabethville in the East and Kolwezi in the West. It was ori...
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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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