Cinan’gomba (Track)

Cinan’gomba (Track)

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Copyright Message
Material sourced from the International Library of African Music. Copyright International Library of African Music.
A child hunting mice dug a hole and found an eagle inside. The bird told him not to tell his mother that he had found him. As the boy was on his way home the bird sang his song. When he met his mother she asked him why the bird was singing. The boy answered "Because I dug it out." The mother chased the bird until it was tired, so she caught it and killed it. S "Cinang'omba cinang'omba coyaya ine, CH. Siico cinang'omba. S. Mwanawe, usakanene kwa amako kuti yaye Cimbalame ca banga pa msana ye CH. Siico cinang'omba." "There is the eagle, there is the eagle. You, child, do not tell your mother that you have seen the eagle with spots on his back."
Content Type
Field recording (raw)
5 mins
Anthropologist / Ethnographer
Hugh Tracey, 1903-1977
Sub Genre
Spoken Word, Song
Date Recorded
Series Number
Anthropology, World Music, Social Sciences, Music & Performing Arts, Cultural anthropology, Africa, Antropologia Cultural, Antropología Cultural, África
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Antropologia Cultural, Antropología Cultural, África

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