Various - Music Of The Rain Forest Pygmies album flac
Genre: Folk music
Title: Music Of The Rain Forest Pygmies
Style: Field Recording, African, Mouth Music
FLAC version ZIP size: 1518 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1437 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1953 mb
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Music of the Rain Forest Pygmies. These are the landmark recordings of the Mbuti Pygmies from the Ituri rain forest in Zaire, recorded by world famous anthropologist and author, the late Colin M. Turnbull, while he lived with them in the late 50's and early 60's. Hunting, leaf-gathering, marriage, and funeral songs are among the selections presented here. The open, interval-based, vocal harmonies of the Pygmies are mesmerizing and unique, as are the amazing, layered poly-rhythms created by both voice and hand
Pygmy music refers to the sub-Saharan African music traditions of the Central African foragers (or "Pygmies"), predominantly in the Congo, the Central African Republic and Cameroon. Pygmy groups include the Bayaka, the Bambuti, and the Batwa. Music is an important part of Pygmy life, and casual performances take place during many of the day's events.
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The terms "forest foragers," "forest dwellers," and "forest people" have also been used, but, for lack of an alternative, "Pygmy" remains the predominant term used throughout scientific circles. African pygmies and a European explorer. Music, as well as dance, is an important aspect of Pygmy life, and features various instruments and intricate vocal polyphony. Pygmies are often romantically portrayed as both utopian and "pre-modern," which overlooks the fact that they have long had relationships with more "modern" non-Pygmy groups (such as inhabitants of nearby villages, agricultural employers, logging companies, evangelical missionaries, and commercial hunters. The Baka Pygmies inhabit the rain forests of Cameroon, Congo, and Gabon. Because of the difficulty in determining an accurate number, population estimates range from 5,000 to 28,000 individuals.
After hearing the strange and mesmerizing music of pygmies in the Central African Republic's rain forest, Louis Sarno's life was transformed. He lived for decades with them. Sarno died this month. WERTHEIMER: They were Bayaka pygmies from the Central African rainforest singing. As Sarno would discover, music was everywhere in their lives. Along with their songs, they would drum on trees and even slap at water to create intricate rhythms.
Folkways Records Presents: The Pygmies Of The Ituri Forest is a English album released on Jan 1958. Folkways Records Presents: The Pygmies Of The Ituri Forest Album has 21 songs sung by Unspecified. Listen to all songs in high quality & download Folkways Records Presents: The Pygmies Of The Ituri Forest songs on Gaana.
|A1||–Unknown Artist||Elephant-Hunting Song|
|A2||–Unknown Artist||Leaf Carrying Song|
|A4||–Unknown Artist||Hunting Song|
|A5||–Unknown Artist||Honey Gathering Song|
|A6||–Unknown Artist||Clementine (Batwa Pygmoids)|
|B1||–Unknown Artist||Harp Song|
|B2||–Unknown Artist||Song Of Men And Women|
|B3||–Unknown Artist||Marriage Celebration Song|
|B4||–Unknown Artist||Stick Zither Song|
|B5||–Unknown Artist||Dance Song Of Women|
|B6||–Unknown Artist||Skipping Song|
|B7||–Unknown Artist||Funeral Song|
|B8||–Unknown Artist||Praise Song|
|B9||–Unknown Artist||Harp Song|
- Recorded By – Colin M. Turnbull
|LLST 7157||Colin M. Turnbull||Music Of The Rain Forest Pygmies (LP, Album)||Lyrichord||LLST 7157||US||Unknown|
|LYRCD 7157||Colin M. Turnbull||Music Of The Rain Forest Pygmies (CD, Album)||Lyrichord||LYRCD 7157||US||Unknown|