Chyoko | Central African

Title: 
Chyoko
Audio: 

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Description: 

This song is usually sung after a funeral, with harp, likembe and basket rattle. Leader - Zegbe and Ndongo men and women. Chief Maki, Faradje territory, North East Congo.

The singers lament the death of a friend and in so doing demonstrate the fact that Africans celebrate their funerals with dances and apparently gay singing.

Artist(s): 

Zegbe and Ndongo men and women

Date: 
1952-07-31
Format: 

78 RPM Shellac Record

Format: 

00:02:52

Format: 

Sound Forge V. 8

Format: 

Technics SP - 10 MK II direct drive turntable

Format: 

Vestax BDT - 2500 belt drive turntable

Format: 

Studer Revox Interface SP 10-8

Source: 

Shellac record number: TP3229

Source: 

Master number : XYZ7460

Source: 

Recording number: 7460

Source: 

Research number: F4D 4

Source: 

Sound of Africa series number: TR-119 A8

Source: 

Tape number: F92 X

Rights: 

International Library of African Music

Publisher: 

International Library of African Music

Identifier (disa): 
mus1952-07-31.036.018.TP3229-XYZ7460
Identifier (original): 
TP3229-XYZ7460
Identifier (greenstone export db): 
6991