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Ametela metela (Track)
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The one stringed lute has a wooden bowl for a reasonator with a sound hole on its side. The string is strained with a peg but final tuning is achieved by means of a straining string. It is bowed by a reed or bamboo bow with spittle and the fingering is achieved by gripping the string with the inside of the second...
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AMOCO Renegades 2
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performed by Amoco Renegades (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1989), 22 mins
AMOCO Renegades playing public concert at the plaza at the Financial Complex, Port of Spain celebrating their Tour of Europe.
performed by Amoco Renegades (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1989), 22 mins
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Amtheka cingondo (Field Card)
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At the initiation of girls after the girls have been clothed and are taken to the place of initiation the woman officiating puts a heavy clay hat on the girls' head. The girls sing "They have put on the clay hats. Yours, my friend, suits you very well."
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Amtheka cingondo (Track)
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At the initiation of girls after the girls have been clothed and are taken to the place of initiation the woman officiating puts a heavy clay hat on the girls' head. The girls sing "They have put on the clay hats. Yours, my friend, suits you very well."
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Amuna ali kwanga (Track)
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African men are still reluctant to share in the agricultural work of the village. S. "Amuna ali kwanga potuna nthengo! CH. Tiyeni ku munda ine toto ndadwala." "The husband I have is good at eating, but when I ask him to work in the garden he is always sick."
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Ana amuna (Field Card)
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During this song the singer interjected in Chewa, "I cannot sing properly as my voice is not nice." He uses the honorific 'A' before the name Chete. A Chete -- the equivalent of 'Mr. Chete' in English.
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Ana amuna (Track)
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Songs sung in the late evening after supper just before they go to sleep are a feature of the musical life of the Chewa it would appear. "Ana amuna ayenela geleya sitolo siyo." Young women are becoming more dress conscious and demand that their young men dress better.
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Ana-e (Field Card)
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"Anna is coming and we shall dance with her." These marching songs are well-known and sung by all Congo askari, the African soldiers of the Force Publique. Ngala is the official lingua franca of all the native soldiers of the Congo, a country where there are over 400 Bantu and nearly 100 non-Bantu languages and di...
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Ana-e (Track)
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"Anna is coming and we shall dance with her." These marching songs are well-known and sung by all Congo askari, the African soldiers of the Force Publique. Ngala is the official lingua franca of all the native soldiers of the Congo, a country where there are over 400 Bantu and nearly 100 non-Bantu languages and di...
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Anamwang’anga (Field Card)
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Many years ago, the royal musicians, they say, found that the servants at the Kabaka's palace were afraid to waken the Kabaka in case they were reprimanded for so doing. So the musicians played music on the flutes and drums at daybreak to rouse the household. This was a great relief to the servants who left this t...
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