Videos: Music and performances

www_mpi_nl, Participant plays traditional guitar (mostly instrumental with short passages of singing) and gives some explanations.
Recording of a part of a trance dance performed on occasion of the visit of esoterically interested people from South Africa staying at the homestead of the traditional healer and his family.
Recording of part of a trance dance performed on occasion of the visit of esoterically interested people from South Africa staying at the homestead of the healer and his family.
www_mpi_nl, Old man plays traditional guitar during cultural performance for guests at the community campsite.
www_mpi_nl, Performance of traditional culture for tourists: old man plays braced, mouth-resonated musical bow
Women are sitting on the ground. They sing and dance. Two women are beat rhythm on the musical bow and traditional guitar. Men dance in circle around women. One woman rises and dances with men.
www_mpi_nl, Traditional dance performed for tourists.
Women sing and clap their hands, men dance in circle around them, at about 00:11:24:000 one woman falls in trance, others stop singing and clapping hands, the sick woman is cared for by healer and other women, from about 00:12:35:000 singing and clapping go on.
www_mpi_nl, Performance of traditional healing session for tourists at the community campsite.
www_mpi_nl, Group of women performing the traditional ball game for tourists at the community campsite.
The songs are about 1-korhaan, 2-martial eagle, 3-dove (that one is only a trial since they don't remember the song well), 4-bees.
www_mpi_nl, Three women (old woman and two of her adult daughters) sing four songs for children present. They had remembered the songs during a session of elicitating animal names. In-between the women discuss how to sing the next song.

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Christfried Naumann (2004 - 2005). Item "Videos: Music and performances" in collection "Taa". The Language Archive. https://hdl.handle.net/1839/00-0000-0000-0017-D57B-1. (Accessed 2024-04-16)

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