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Chepulon (Field Card)
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The singer was a cycle repairer by trade, claimed to belong to the Njeudura age grade (his own age at the time being about 22 years in 1952). He, like other Kikuyu who buy these expensive accordians uses it as a noise maker rather than a melodic or harmonic accompaniment. As with the guitar players they rarely cha...
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Chibola mu lumbai (Field Card)
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The solo part of the leader is answered by four long stanzas, or lines of verse by the chorus.
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Chibola mu lumbai (Track)
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The solo part of the leader is answered by four long stanzas, or lines of verse by the chorus.
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Chibudo movement from the Ngodo of Regulo Banguza, 1955 (Field Card)
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e) "Mchuio." This item contains some good "Tsambisela," repeated note playing in the lower register.
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Chibudo movement of Ngodo of Repulo Banguza 1955 Part I (Field Card)
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a, b & c) '1 his IS the first recording ever to be published of a complete Ngodo of a Chopi 'Timbila orchestra. The orchestra featured is the senior orchestra of the district, although not that of the Paramount Chief. Wani Zavala. The leader Komukomu, has been art outstanding xylophone player and composer for the...
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Chibudo movement of Ngodo of Repulo Banguza 1955 Part I (Track)
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a, b & c) '1 his IS the first recording ever to be published of a complete Ngodo of a Chopi 'Timbila orchestra. The orchestra featured is the senior orchestra of the district, although not that of the Paramount Chief. Wani Zavala. The leader Komukomu, has been art outstanding xylophone player and composer for the...
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Chibudu (Track)
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Here at Zavala the Sange Timbila is so called Sanzhi. The orchestra consisted of 2 Chilanzani Treble xylophones. 8 Sange Alto xylophones, 3 Debiinda Bass xylophones, 2 Gulu Double bass Xylophones and 4 Njele Rattles. The morning on which this was recorded was very wild and wet, just after a severe storm off the se...
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Chihibalumuna bembi (Track)
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"A man who wears a waistcoat without a jacket looks a perfect fool." The most trivial remarks are quite enough to suggest a good dance tune. The lower notes of this Chisanzhi were used with wax attached to the undersides of the tips of the reeds.
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Chila twachinda naba matombo (Field Card)
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A song for Chief Kazembe, also used as a canoe song. These chidlren demonstrate a typically Luunda organum style fo singing.
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