Mangai | Folk - Central African

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Title: 
Mangai
Audio: 

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Description: 

Topical song with 2 guitars, 3 basket rattles and 1 bottle. Chibanda and Kasena with 7 Kanyoka men. Territory Mwene Ditu, District Kabinda, Kasai, Belgian Congo. Recorded in rural Panda-Jadotville, Belgian Congo.

"The Kanyoka captured the Chief of the Kasai people on the other side of the river, cut off his head, put it in a pot of beer and drank the beer."

It is not certain from the context to which tribal wars this incident refers, if any. It may well be a form of boasting or braggadocio.

Artist(s): 

Chibanda and Kasena with 7 Kanyoka men

Date: 
1957-07-28
Format: 

78 RPM shellac record

Format: 

00:03:06

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: 

Master number: ILAM-34

Source: 

Tape number: L-144

Source: 

Sound of Africa series number: TR - 20 A5

Source: 

Shellac record number: TP3969

Rights: 

International Library of African Music

Publisher: 

International Library of African Music

Identifier (disa): 
mus1957-07-28.036.018.TP3969-L3C18
Identifier (original): 
TP3969-L3C18
Identifier (greenstone export db): 
7916