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Tshokwe – Zaïre

  • Title: Tshokwe – Zaïre
  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Label: Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika – Tervuren
  • Format: LP
  • Genres: 1970's, Field Recordings, Acoustic, Traditional Music, World, Folk, Percussion, Misc Africa
  • Price: €18,90EU (incl. 19% VAT)€15,88non-EU

LP + booklet. New, never played. Original pressing from 1975!

Media Condition: Near Mint (NM or M-)
Sleeve Condition: Near Mint (NM or M-)

Field recordings made in Zaïre by Barbara Schmidt - Wrenger in 1973.
Released in collaboration with national Belgian Radio and Television Broadcasting Company (Belgische Radio en Televisie - BRT).
Comes with a 81 pages illustrated booklet in French, Dutch, English and German.

A1. Tshiyanda, dance
A2. Tshisela, dance from the mukanda-circumcision
A3. Mayenge, dance
A4. Kalukuta, dance accompanied by the kwita friction drum
A5. Kulenge sa mwata, songs of praise in honor of the Mwatshisenge
A6. Miaso ya jita, war songs
A7. Misao ya ulò, wedding songs
B1. Miaso ya tshisaji, lamellophone
B2. Miaso ya ndjimba, xylophone
B3. Miaso ya ndjimba, xylophone
B4. Ndeji, lullaby
B5. Musheta, lamentation for the dead
B6. Mahamba, soothsaying ceremony
B7. Mungonge, song from the secret mungonge rites
B8. Uyanga, dance-song of the hunters
B9. Wali, initiation song of the girls