Amati akatambe tilawe (Field Card)

Amati akatambe tilawe (Field Card)

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Field of Interest
World Music
Copyright Message
Material sourced from the International Library of African Music. Copyright International Library of African Music.
Three Mcoma dance songs for women and girls, with 2 goblet drums, one weighted and whistles (-11.515-). "She wanted to go dancing, but she got into trouble and could not go." The girls stand in a circle and come out in pairs prancing a few steps in the centre of the circle. They retire and the next two come out until the whole circle has been completed. It was done very gracefully. A graceful circle dance performed by young girls, pairs of dancers coming out into the circle at a time.
Content Type
Field notes
Anthropologist / Ethnographer
Hugh Tracey, 1903-1977
Sub Genre
Song, Dance
Series Number
World Music, Anthropology, Music & Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Africa, Cultural anthropology, Song, Dance, Drum, Whistle, África, Antropologia Cultural, Antropología Cultural, Central Region (Malawi)
Keywords and Translated Subjects
África, Antropologia Cultural, Antropología Cultural

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