Hans-Joachim Heinz Botswana Collection

Music recorded among the !Ko San

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:39:12

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0001962 (copy of C312/1)

  • Recording date

    1960

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Hans-Joachim Heinz collection

  • Recording locations

    Takatshshwane, Botswana

  • Performance occasion

    Easter

  • Recordist

    Heinz, Dr Hans-Joachim

  • Description

    Item notes: Notes transcribed from handwritten observations supplied with original tapes: "Guitar" (?Pluriac) short pieces 0'55"; Sanza (hand piano) short pieces 1'28"; Sanza (hand piano) better sound 1'13"; Sanza (hand piano) poor sound 0'33"; Sanza (hand piano) better sound 0'26"; "Guitar" (4 tunes) good sound 1'39"; Violin played as pluriarc (3 tunes) 2'20" gives clues how played; "Guitar" played by Guase 1'58"; Sanza (hand piano) good sound 1'28" 5 tunes, 4 different sounding; "Bush fiddle" (monochord) fair 1'06"; Curing dance - quite good sound - 3 songs 5'00"; Curing dance - distorted sound 2'55"; Ball game maybe of interest but not very musical! 3'54"; Children's game (clapping too loud) 3 songs, no3 distorted 2'25"; Children sing - poor sound, then silence, quiet conversation 2'53"; Singing at fire - good sound 2'45"; as before distorted 2'00; Conversation - interesting 1'00"; Doute's song - very good; no doubt a story is being told, but I don't know more 3'20"; Then follows more conversation, then silence to end of tape. Nothing on reverse

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