Giles Swayne Senegal Collection

Women's songs with ebalei

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:22:29

  • Cultures

    Jola-Fogny

  • Shelf mark

    C53/32

  • Recording date

    1982-01-14

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Swayne-Jola Music collection of recordings made in Gambia and Senegal in Jan 1982

  • Recording locations

    Silenkin near Jacuudo Ulumpan [?] [either Senegal or The Gambia]

  • Performers

    Mané, Lasana (ebalei - balafon), Sané, Sadaga (ebalei - balafon), Unidentified (singers, female)

  • Recordist

    Swayne, Giles

  • Description

    Item note: From hand written notes in file and on tape box: recorded in Silenkin near Jacuudo Ulumpan [?] on 1982.01.14 at midday; women's songs with ebalei [balafon] (played by Lasana Mané and Sadaga Sané) [hand writing difficult to decipher] [balafon, women and children singing and clapping]. [Jola is also know as Diola-Fogny, Dyola, Jóola, Jola and Yola].

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