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The Resource Sounds of West Africa : the kora & the xylophone, (sound recording)

Sounds of West Africa : the kora & the xylophone, (sound recording)

Label
Sounds of West Africa : the kora & the xylophone
Title
Sounds of West Africa
Title remainder
the kora & the xylophone
Title variation
The kora & the xylophone
Contributor
Subject
Language
afa
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Accompanying matter
ethnological information
Cataloging source
MNO
Form of composition
folk music
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Performed by native musicians
Sounds of West Africa : the kora & the xylophone, (sound recording)
Label
Sounds of West Africa : the kora & the xylophone, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Traditional and contemporary songs and instrumental music of the Griots (praise singers and chroniclers) of the Lobi and Dagarti tribes of West Africa, featuring the kora (harp/lute) and the xylophone (balophon)
  • Subtitle on insert: Music of the Lobi and Dagarti tribes of northern Ghana and the Griots of Gambia and Senegal
  • Sung in native languages
  • "Back cover photos, recordings & notes by Richard Hill"--Insert
  • Digital remastering of previous analog recording (New York : Lyrichord, 1977?); no. LLST 7308
  • Compact disc
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Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Configuration of playback channels
other
Contents
Bin kpe : cult song (Lobi) (4:35) -- Kyipellu : festival song (Dagarti) (2:20) -- Chedo (6:00) -- Nyam bom ti waa na : wedding music (Lobi) (2:10) -- High life (Lobi) (2:00) -- Jimbasin (Griot) (5:36) -- Tuntumggbem : work song (Lobi) (2:37) -- Domme wa la sogfu : wedding song (Dagarti) (2:00) -- Tu tu le tu (Dagarti) (2:00) -- Nabaya = My beads (2:45) -- Ansu "Machine" Menneh (Griot) (1:50) -- Ga da yina : funeral music (Lobi) (2:00) -- Le ben doma : funeral music (Lobi) (3:15) -- Musa Koli (2:20) ; Laminba (2:30) ; Dembo (2:30) (Griot songs of praise)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
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Extent
1 sound disc (47:47)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
  • LYRCD 7308
  • LLST 7308
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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