John Brearley Botswana Collection

G//ashe. Dongo lamellophone song. //oa (camel / giraffe)

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:09:20

  • Cultures

    Khoisan

  • Shelf mark

    C65/26

  • Subjects

    Lamellophone

  • Recording date

    1991-08-15

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Brearley Botswana Collection

  • Recording locations

    Grootlaagte, north-west of Ghanzi in western Botswana, Botswana

  • Performers

    G//ashe (dongo - lamellophone / singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Brearley, John

  • Description

    Faster than usual. Giraffe is sometimes confused with camel! G//ashe is a Bakaukau. (The 'kaukau name for Grootlaagte is //a//e.) He is old. He doesn't know who taught him.

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