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Title Africa [sound recording] : the Dan.

Imprint Cambridge, MA : Rounder, p1998.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    Q AFRICA AD R05CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Series Anthology of world music.
Note Compact disc.
While the music of the Dan is primarily vocal, musical instruments such as calabash rattles, drums and the ki (hunters harp) may be used as accompaniement. A notable exception on this disc is orchestra on track 15, with its six ivory trumpets, each capable of playing one or two notes, and four drummers.
Contents Festival music (a) -- Festival music (b) -- Solo song of a woman -- Drum rhythms -- Music for a chieftain -- Singing at a wrestling-match -- Sword-dance of the young girls -- Sanza -- Song to encourage the rice sowers -- Singing game of small girls (a) -- Singing game of small girls (b) -- Rice harvest -- Music for the mask race -- The mask bægbö -- Trumpet orchestra -- Dance of the woman (a) -- Dance of the woman (b) -- Hunters' song from the Savannah (a) -- Hunters' song from the Savannah (b) -- Hunter's song from the forest.
Subject Music -- Africa, West.
Dan (African people) -- Music.
Added Title Dan
Music No. CD 5105 Rounder

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