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Title Mbuti pygmies of the Ituri rainforest [sound recording].

Imprint Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways ; Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by Rounder Records, p1992.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    Q CONGO MPI S01CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally issued in 1957-1958 as Folkways FE 4457 and FE 4483.
Compact disc.
Program notes (1 fold. sheet) inserted in container.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents In the rain forest approaching a forest camp (1:32) -- Elephant hunting song (3:00) -- Elephant-hunt song (5:08) -- Spear song (3:00) -- Cries of beaters, signalling and shouting (:56) -- Honey-gathering song (2:49) -- Animal dance song (2:36) -- Flute duet (1:48) -- Flute solo (2:03) -- Slit-gong signalling (1:10) -- Mbuti dance in Bantu village (2:11) -- Lukembi and voice (2:21) -- Lukembi (Mbuti) (1:33) -- Bachelor duet with Lukembi (1:32) -- Musical bow (2:27) -- Musical sticks (1:40) -- Nkumbi initiation song (:40) -- First song of the Elima (1:50) -- Second song of the Elima (1:08) -- First Molimo fire dance song (1:59) -- Second Molimo fire dance song (1:22) -- Molimo song with argument (2:33) -- First Molimo song for great occasion (2:29) -- Second Molimo song for great occasion (1:51) -- Molimo song "Darkness is good" (2:14) -- Molimo song of devotion to the forest (1:30).
Performer Field recordings by Colin Turnbull and Francis S. Chapman.
Event Recorded in the 1950s.
Language Vocal works sung in Lese.
Subject Mbuti (African people) -- Music.
Folk music -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Ituri Forest (Congo)
Folk songs, Lese -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Ituri Forest (Congo)
Added Author Turnbull, Colin M. Compiler.
Chapman, Francis S. Compiler.
Standard No. 9307404012
Music No. SF CD 40401 Smithsonian Folkways
CD SF 40401 Smithsonian Folkways

 
    
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