John Brearley Botswana Collection

Lentswe Stone. Setinkane lamellophone song. Sekaresse Zimbabwe (cigarrettes from Zimbawe)

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:39

  • Cultures

    Khoisan

  • Shelf mark

    C65/24

  • Subjects

    Lamellophone

  • Recording date

    1989-08-22

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Brearley Botswana Collection

  • Recording locations

    Nata Village, edge of the Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana

  • Performers

    Lentswe, Stone (setinkane - lamellophone / singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Brearley, John

  • Description

    It is so hot that one can imagine one is walking in the middle of a fire (said in Ndebele and Sesarwa). Chu-chu! Means I am burning. This is related to the war, comparing cigarettes with guns. Lamellophone with singing.

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