John Brearley Botswana Collection

Dongo lamellophone. Tuning

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:00:39

  • Cultures

    Khoisan

  • Shelf mark

    C65/60; kalahari_2_MZ00037.WAV

  • Subjects

    Lamellophone

  • Recording date

    2007-08-01

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Brearley Botswana Collection

  • Recording locations

    Grootlaagte, Ghanzi, Botswana

  • Performers

    G/ishe, G/ashe (lamellophone [dongo])

  • Recordist

    Brearley, John

  • Description

    He has just made a new dongo out of a beautiful piece of wood with red tinges in the middle, and has fitted the keys from the old one. He has adopted an alternative tuning

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