Pfeni nengoma (Track)
of International Library of African Music (ILAM), in Hugh Tracey Fieldwork Collection and the Sound of Africa Series, TR176 , 3 mins
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- Field of Interest
- Copyright Message
- Material sourced from the International Library of African Music. Copyright International Library of African Music.
- Story of the baboon who kept on jumping on and off a drum till he died. There was a man who had the brilliant idea of putting a pole across the path by which a baboon entered his fields, and a drum on the far side. The baboon leaping over the pole landed on the drum and did a back somersault over the pole again. The sound so delighted the baboon that he went on the leaping and back somersaulting until he died of exhaustion.
- Content Type
- Field recording (raw)
- 3 mins
- Anthropologist / Ethnographer
- Hugh Tracey, 1903-1977
- Sub Genre
- Spoken Word, Song
- 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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