John Brearley Botswana Collection

Fla-Fley' (guitar song from Namibia)

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:01:31

  • Cultures

    Khoisan (Naro) [Nharo]

  • Shelf mark

    C65/51

  • Subjects

    Guitar

  • Recording date

    2001-08-16

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Brearley Botswana Collection

  • Recording locations

    Grootlaagte, government settlement, north-west of Ghanzi, western Botswana, Botswana

  • Performers

    ǁuik' a (guitar)

  • Recordist

    Brearley, John

  • Description

    |uik'a, Rambo |oma, |oa, |xhabo and others playing guitar and singing.

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African Harmony: *The guitarist uses broken parallel dyads as a structural principles in this song *pedal notes are used extensively *the overall polyphonic texture is one of inherent patterns.

Posted by Daniel Jones, Researcher on 16/04/2019 01:02:00