John Brearley Botswana Collection

1) D'Kar Church - congregation singing.- 2) Ncabe and Xgaiga songs accompanied by dengo (lamellophone).- 3) Giraffe Dance Group from D'Kar

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  • Shelf mark

    C65/54; Tape 19

  • Subjects

    Church music; Lamellophone; Healing dance

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Brearley Botswana Collection

  • Recording locations

    Dakar / Dqae Qare (Game Farm) near D'Kar

  • Performers

    D'kar Church, Congregation (singers), Giraffe Dance Group (singers / dancers), Ncabe (singer, male/ dengo - lamellophone), Xgaiga (singer, male/ dengo)

  • Recordist

    Brearley, John

  • Description

    1) Three hymns.- 2) at 10 min. 56 sec. Dongo (lamellophone, written as dengo in notes), played in turn and explanatory speech (a - g): a) first song; b) second song; c) talking; d) Doplessi; e) Dove-tcibi; f) Interview; g) ?another.- 3) at 32 min. 52 sec. Giraffe Dance Group. - Five Healing dance songs (a -e) : a) first dance; b) second dance (Kalabash type); c) thrid dance (lion type); d) fourth dance (?dove); e) fifth dance (ghoe- 14-pulse)

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