of International Library of African Music (ILAM), in Hugh Tracey Fieldwork Collection and the Sound of Africa Series, TR058 , 1 min
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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.
- "May the Omwami go in peace, may he prosper and be with God." The Batwa are Pigmoids and the Cout singers were drawn from their ranks. In this instance the women were all wives of potters, pottery being one of the Twa crafts. The second song is a good example of organum singing with its incidental harmonies.
- Content Type
- Field recording (raw)
- 1 min
- Anthropologist / Ethnographer
- Hugh Tracey, 1903-1977
- Sub Genre
- Praise Song
- Date Recorded
- Series Number
- World Music, Anthropology, Music & Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Africa, Cultural anthropology, África, Antropologia Cultural, Antropología Cultural
- Keywords and Translated Subjects
- África, Antropologia Cultural, Antropología Cultural
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