Title: Date: Cultural/Geog. Area: Duration:
Field Recordings (Guinea, Cameroon) 1963, 1964 Guinea 2:42:37
Collector(s): Performer(s): Language(s):
1. Emile Snyder
1. Keba Sissoka
Summary:
Recorded in Guinea (1963-64) and Cameroon (1964) during field research conducted in West Africa.
Field Recording No.: Publication No.: Publication Date: Access Level:
Restricted
Physical Description: Documentation:
OT - 7 reels (7 1/2 ips, full-track, 7"); digital files - 8 .aif files (48 kHz/24-bit) Hand-written notes
Keywords:
Notes:

Performers include Keba Sissoka/kora (Guinea)

Transmission Data: Digital files created 3/2012 - 64-7.1.aif, 64-7.2.aif, 64-7.3.aif, 64-7.4.a1.aif and 64-7.4.a2.aif, 64-7.5.aif, 64-7.6.aif, 64-7.7.aif (Work tape (WT) copies de-acquisitioned 3/2012)

Contents: 64-7.1-4 OT recorded in Guinea (1:33:40); 64-7.5-7 OT recorded in Cameroon (1:14:28):

64-7.1.aif (copy of 64-7.1 OT) Balafon performance in the streets of Conakry, Guinea, 1/4/64 - Tr.1 (5:53); Tr. 2 (3:34); Tr. 3 (7:39) (Total duration: 16:34)

64-7.2.aif (copy of 64-7.2 OT) Recorded in Guinea - Tr.1-3 - Kora music, Keba Sissoko (12:58); Tr. 4 - Traditional music played by radio ensemble (9:42) (Total duration: 22:41)

64-7.3.aif (copy of 64-7.3 OT) Radio program from Radio Guinea, November 1963 - Tr.1 - Kora music, Keba Sissoko (27:37)

64-7.4.a1.aif and 64-7.4.a2 (copy of 64-7.4 OT) (15 ips for 6:07, then 7 1/2 ips for 16:12) Recorded in Guinea - Tr.1 - Horns and chorus of Ouassou; recorded in village on Mandiana by Radio Diffusion Nationale, Guinea (originally recorded @ 15 ips) (6:07); Tr. 2 - Pechl (Fulani) songs; recorded at Permanance DeLabe - 1) Airou; 2) Keouto; 3) Hymn of honor to RDA; 4) "Why I Am Faithful to RDA"; 5) Nina (originally recorded @ 7 1/2 ips) (16:12) (Total duration: 22:19)

64-7.5.aif (copy of 64-7.5 OT) Recorded south of Yaounde, Cameroon - Tr.1 - Spoken remarks in French; two blind singers with mvet drums (24:55)

64-7.6.aif (copy of 64-7.6 OT) Recorded spring, 1964, Cameroon - Tr. 1 - Spoken remarks in French; Balafon Ensemble of l'Abbe Pie Ngu Mu (Yaounde region) (10:34); Tr. 2 - Abong Mbuy Danse (southeast Cameroon) (2:53); Tr. 3 - Psalms by Abbe Pie Ngumu and chorus (11:03) (Total duration: 24:31)

64-7.7.aif (copy of 64-7.7 OT) Tr. 1 - Music with songs recorded in Cameroon - rites of initiation (some voice-over) (16:24); Tr. 2 - Spoken remarks in French; drum solo (3:04); Tr. 3 - Spoken remarks in French; Balafon music with voices (4:32) (Total duration: 24:00)

Unit ID: Title: Tracks: Date: Format: Logsheet: Notes: Other People:
1964007-0001 Field Recordings 0 Audio Reel
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