John Brearley Botswana Collection

Bau and Group. Healing Dance. /ebi (Dove)

  • Add a note
    Log in to add a note at the bottom of this page.
  • All notes
  • My notes
  • Hide notes
Please click to leave a note

The British Library Board acknowledges the intellectual property rights of those named as contributors to this recording and the rights of those not identified.
Legal and ethical usage »

Tags (top 25):
(No tags found for this item)
  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:27

  • Cultures

    Khoisan

  • Shelf mark

    C65/36

  • Subjects

    Healing dance

  • Recording date

    1994-08-15

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Brearley Botswana Collection

  • Recording locations

    D'kar (Dekar) near Ghanzi, Botswana

  • Performers

    Male and female singers

  • Recordist

    Brearley, John

  • Description

    Twelve or more women singing, under the leadership of Bau / exa, two men dancing. The songs are sometimes without a break between them, other times with chatting, most of which has been included. The dance was held in an open space near to the house of G|atsao N|imiku, a dancer.

  • Metadata record:

    View full metadata for this item