John Brearley Botswana Collection

Segaba musical bow. Kemoitshoketse (Kongo)

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:04

  • Cultures

    Khoisan (Naro) [Nharo]

  • Shelf mark

    C65/11

  • Subjects

    Musical bow - bowed

  • Recording date

    1985-07-24

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Brearley Botswana Collection

  • Recording locations

    Nata Village, edge of the Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana

  • Performers

    Kemoitshoketse (Kongo) (segorogoro or sewelewele musical bow)

  • Recordist

    Brearley, John

  • Description

    He calls his instrument Segaba! He plays while tending cattle. Segaba also known as Segankura: Gourd resonated braced or unbraced; musical bow of northern San (Nharo) people. Notes also list the name of the instrument as segorogoro or sewelewele.

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