Oowa | Central African

Title: 
Oowa
Audio: 

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Description: 

Mourning song, with harp, mbira, bells and rattle. Zegive and Mvu people. Watsa district, North East Congo.

As a rule there is nothing in the song itself which would suggest to a foreigner a sense of solemnity or sadness in most African mourning songs.

Artist(s): 

Zegive and Mvu people

Date: 
1952-07-31
Format: 

78 RPM Shellac Record

Format: 

00:01:17

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: TP3223

Source: 

Master number : XYZ7465b

Source: 

Recording number: 7465

Source: 

Sound of Africa series number: TR-119 A10

Source: 

Tape number: F92 X

Rights: 

International Library of African Music

Publisher: 

International Library of African Music

Identifier (disa): 
mus1952-07-31.036.018.TP3223-XYZ7465b
Identifier (original): 
TP3223-XYZ7465b
Identifier (greenstone export db): 
6983