Giles Swayne Senegal Collection

Women's songs

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  • Is part of (Collection)

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

  • Recording locations

    Badem Karantaba [about thirty miles south-east of Ziguinchor], Senegal

  • Performers

    Unidentified (idiophones), Unidentified (singers, female)

  • Recordist

    Swayne, Giles

  • Description

    Item note: From hand written notes in file and on tape box: recorded in Badem Karantaba [about thirty miles south-east of Ziguinchor] on 1982.01.17 at night [accompanied by struck metallic idiophones; these and other songs recorded in Badem Karantaba directly inspire the "Magnificat, Opus 33" by Giles Swayne]. [Jola is also know as Diola-Fogny, Dyola, Jóola, Jola and Yola].

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