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Title Africa, the Ba-Benzélé Pygmies [sound recording].

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Rounder Records, [1998]

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Talbott Media  CD 2195    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Anthology of world music
Anthology of world music.
Language Sung in Sango.
Performer Native performers.
Credits Recordings, commentary, and photographs by Simha Arom in collaboration with Geneviève Taurelle ; production coordinator for Rounder Records, Scott Billington.
Note "This series was originally issued as the UNESCO collection"--Container.
Compact disc.
Program notes and selected lyrics in English (29 p. : ill., maps) inserted in container.
Contents Hindewhu (whistle) solo (2:01) -- Song of rejoicing after returning from a hunt : (rhythm djoboko) (4:03) -- Nbu : lament (2:51) -- Kongo asséka : music for dancing at a wake (4:13) -- Song of rejoicing after returning from a hunt : (rhythm djoboko) (2:08) -- Lullaby (2:37) -- Lullaby (2:02) -- Ngoma : invocatory song before a hunt : (rhythm muya) (3:42) -- é Yimba é : song preceding the departure of the hunters : (rhythm muya) (5:15) -- Music for entertainment : (rhythm bondo) (3:09) -- First story: Mbombokwe, the woodpecker (2:23) -- Second story: The wondo player (5:10) -- Third story: The fruit eater (4:15) -- Fourth story: Sokopina (the tree with red fruit) (2:05) -- Fifth story: Lenkokodi (3:03).
Subject Benjelle (African people) -- Central African Republic -- Music.
Pygmies -- Central African Republic -- Music.
Benjelle (African people) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Songs, Sango -- Central African Republic.
Storytelling -- Central African Republic.
Added Title Ba-Benzélé Pygmies
Standard No. 011661510722
Music No. CD 5107 Rounder Records