Trevor Wiggins Ghana Music Collection

Komkpe Jangban (solo)

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    02:02:37

  • Shelf mark

    C791/3

  • Subjects

    Xylophones

  • Recording date

    1994-09-16

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Trevor Wiggins Ghanaian Music Collection

  • Recording locations

    Ghana

  • Performers

    Jangban, Komkpe (xylophone)

  • Recordist

    Wiggins, Trevor

  • Abstract

    (1) The invitation of the Nandom bewa group from the Ghana Government.(2) Nandomme devieli dem. (3) Kpere bandazuzie (Dance section of 2 without singing. (4) Pataasi nyuure fu na yinbiekang yangme wahala. (5)Kpere bandazuzie. repeated. (6) Waale be kuor e yel a saa o kuor. (followed by Kpere bandazuzie again). (7) Kogledem bale nu wo zangkpana. (8) Pogle ter bu kang n zeli o sib (dance). (9) Kyonkyolo nuor karakye pog. (10) Vielu daa na Nandomme mi nyu, akuraku. (11) Doo dem nu lo kele yaw. (This is the dance section of 10. The sequence on tape is song/dance/song/dance). (12) Fra-fra woe ko simie yang baa,. Followed by a repeat of 11. (13) Kpaa ngmaa pogmole ben Tuopare. (14) Pogle ter bu kang. Dance part of 13 (see 8). Then return to song. (15) Langme nye bong kuu buole biir be wa. Old style of bewa. It is repeated combined with 8, then 3. (16) Kolaperbir (rather mixed up though).

  • Description

    Solo xylophone music played by Komkpe Jangpan.

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