Trevor Wiggins Ghana Music Collection

Bewa recording at the house

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    01:55:25

  • Shelf mark

    C791/5

  • Subjects

    Xylophones

  • Recording date

    1994-11-24

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Trevor Wiggins Ghanaian Music Collection

  • Recording locations

    Ghana

  • Recordist

    Wiggins, Trevor

  • Abstract

    (16) Pogle ta kyen e ber me (dance). Lit: The girl should leave me. Meaning: The girl should give you space to dance. Notes: Fast bewaa. Can go with e.g. Pɔgle na bang a kyenfo (17) Pogle na minminmin pogle na kyen ke ber me (dance); (18) Dekum wana (dance). Lit: The girl is slow, the girl should go and leave me. Meaning: The man wants space to dance. Notes: Fast bewaa with a high jump. You jump 3 times then third time stay dancing. Goes with Vielu daa na Nandomme mi nyu or Poglinokpagr nu wo zangkpana

  • Description

    Bewa music.

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