John Brearley Botswana Collection

Lucas Sepankane (short piece)

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:01:36

  • Cultures

    Khoisan

  • Shelf mark

    C65/32

  • Subjects

    Lamellophone

  • Recording date

    1991-08-20

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Brearley Botswana Collection

  • Recording locations

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

  • Performers

    Sepankane, Lucas (dongo - lamellophone)

  • Recordist

    Brearley, John

  • Description

    This is a short recording of Lucas playing the dongo, but the quality is not good; possibly the batteries are almost used up. Also the instrument rattles against the resonator. He is playing G!u (water); a Nharo song, which they would call Tsaa in their language.

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