John Brearley Botswana Collection

Nkhweli Nadziba. Segaba/segankuru - bowed musical bow song. Gomwe (Terrapin, a friend's name?)

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  • Cultures

    Khoisan (Naro) [Nharo]

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  • Subjects

    Musical bow - bowed

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Brearley Botswana Collection

  • Recording locations

    Nata Village, edge of the Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana

  • Performers

    Nadziba, Nkhweli (singer, male), Nadziba, Nkhweli (segaba/segankuru - bowed musical bow)

  • Recordist

    Brearley, John

  • Description

    Nkhweli Nadziba singing and playing segaba/segankure. Ndakati ndaka lisa na Gomwe; Gomweaka tsha nti taka ja. (Sekalanga)- While Gomwe and I were out herding, Gomwe (his friend) dug the root (medicinal) for us to eat.

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