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The Topoke People of the Congo CD

The Topoke People of the Congo CD

  • $1799


"This item is part of the Folkways archives.  The original liner notes from the LP are included."

Tracks
1. Bwale Music     Singing heard when the mother of a newly-born child comes out of isolation     4:44    
2. Lukembi Tune     Man traveling     1:59    
3. Men's Work Song     Men clearing the forest fro planting     2:45    
4. Play Song     Women and children     2:09    
5. Girl's Dance     Young girls     1:57    
6. Girl's Dance Drums     Drummers     4:10    
7. Palm Fruit Cutter's Song     Man cutting palm fruits as he climbs the plm tree     1:43    
8. Hunting Calls     Topoke children     1:49    
9. Drums Announcing Death     Drummers     1:08    
10. Mourning     Women mourning     1:16    
11. Signalling: Slit Log Drum / Signalling: Voice Signalling / Signalling: Horn Signalling / Signalling: Mouth Signalling in Imitation of Trumpet / Signalling: Mouth Signalling in Imitation of Flute (medley)     Log drum player     5:17    
12. Gourd Percussion     Girls playing lilo gourds     1:33    
13. Musical Bow     Two male performers     1:54    
14. Zither, with Voice     Musicians     2:01


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