Hans-Joachim Heinz Botswana Collection

Music recorded among the !Ko San

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  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0001967 (copy of C312/11)

  • Recording date

    ca. 1960

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Hans-Joachim Heinz collection

  • Recording locations

    Takatshshwane, Botswana

  • Recordist

    Heinz, Dr Hans-Joachim

  • Description

    Item notes: Notes transcribed from handwritten observations supplied with original tapes: Melody in 2 parts - rattling sounds, conversation 1'35"; Melody with rattles 1'35"; "Swinging" tune, tuning 1'54"; Tune with whistling and woman singing - very good sound, with some experiments 2'29"; Faster tune, whistling, singing - very good sound 7'18"; Triplet rhythm 1'14"; Slower tune, humming and singing, variation 4'50"; New tune 2'18"; New tune with singing - poor quality sound which fades often 1'57"; Tune with singing 1'55"; Dongo alone - unusual rhythm 1'16"

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