Arthur Morris Jones Africa Collection

Music from Mozambique, Zambia and Malawi

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:04:08

  • Cultures

    Chopi, Lozi, Tonga, Tumbuka

  • Shelf mark

    C424/96 [30B1476]

  • Recording date

    1950-08-28

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Arthur Morris Jones Collection

  • Recording locations

    Lusaka, Zambia, Mozambique, Malawi

  • Performers

    Northern Province Tumbuka choir of Nyasaland, The Royal Band of the Paramount chief of Barotseland, Unidentified (Swaka - drums)

  • Description

    Item note: Side B: 1. Nyasa - Tonga song; 2. Northern Province Tumbuka choir of Nyasaland [Malawi]; 3. The Royal Band of the Paramount chief of Barotseland played by Mankoya [of Nkoya culture group] artists - the ceremonial greeting to the paramount chief; 4. Swaka [dialect of Lala-Bisa] drums. Recording note: Original disc plays inside to outside, four recordings.

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