MPI-PL Archive

wake12-women-come
This recording starts with a song in Twi. Then at about 3.40 minutes into the recording, some women arrive. Some people at the wake keeping greet the women. Then Tsiami Atsu Ganusah talks for a bit. He tells about all the people who have donated drinks. He thanks the women and gives them drinks. Then the women receive the drinks and thank Atsu Ganusah. At the end a man talks a little bit . The recording ends with a song in Twi again.
wake13-conv-greetings
This recording starts with singing. The songs are either in Ewe or in Twi, I am not sure. Then there is some conversation and some drumming at the same time. Then somebody comes in and greets the others and is greeted. This person speaks for a while, every now and then interrupted by other people. In the end some other people speak. I don't know who the speakers are in this recording.
wake10-song
On this recording, the people who attend the wake keeping are first singing a comfort song in Ewe. Then there is some drumming and people talk amongst themselves in Avatime. Then they sing songs in Twi. There is some talking in Avatime at the end, but I do not know by who.
wake11-song
First some people sing a song in Twi, with conversation going on at the same time. Then there just conversation and then they start the song again.
wake02-song
The people at the wake keeping are singing a song in Twi. There is also some conversation in Avatime in between the singing.
wake05-conv-greetings
In this recording people are singing a song in a language that is not Avatime (most likely Twi) and then there is some informal conversation. Sammy can be heard speaking here, but I do not know who the other speakers are. At about 2 minutes and 10 seconds in the recording somebody arrives and greetings are exchanged.
wake03-song
The people at the wake keeping are singing a song in Twi. There is also some conversation in Avatime in between the singing.