David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Guitar talk tape B: Andrew plays Masanga.

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:24:41

  • Cultures

    Sanga

  • Shelf mark

    C811/94

  • Subjects

    Congolese folksongs , Katanga guitar-Africa (Congo)

  • Recording date

    1958

  • Performers

    Tracey, Andrew (steel-stringed guitar)

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Description

    This is a recording of a solo guitar performance of the Masanga improvisation. This recording is taken from a tape in Rycroft's collection labelled 'Guitar Talk Tape B'. In his notes, Rycroft labels this recording 'Andrew plays Masanga' (1958). It is likely that he is referring to the South African musicologist, Andrew Tracey.

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Guitar talk tape B: Andrew plays Masanga.

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