The Resource Malipenga dance music from the Tonga-speaking people of Malawi

Malipenga dance music from the Tonga-speaking people of Malawi

Label
Malipenga dance music from the Tonga-speaking people of Malawi
Title
Malipenga dance music from the Tonga-speaking people of Malawi
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
ton
Summary
The malipenga, dance music of the Tonga people of Nyasaland, now called Malawi, is said to have originated in imitations of military drills, substituting singing horns--kazoolike instruments--for military brass instruments. Hugh Tracey recorded this music in 1957. The people were from Malawi, but the recordings were made in mining compounds in Zambia and South Africa
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Date time place
Hugh Tracey recorded this music in 1957
Form of composition
folk music
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Sung in Tonga (Nyasa)
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Tracey, Hugh
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  • Tumbuka (African people)
  • Folk dance music
Label
Malipenga dance music from the Tonga-speaking people of Malawi
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?GLMU;3162730
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Streaming audio files
  • Title from resource description page (viewed March 03, 2016)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • sz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Muganda we chitonga banda -- Akapunda -- Mungore
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 online resource (8 minutes)
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)950026555
  • (VaAlASP)ASP3162730/glmu
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Malipenga dance music from the Tonga-speaking people of Malawi
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?GLMU;3162730
Publication
Note
  • Streaming audio files
  • Title from resource description page (viewed March 03, 2016)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • sz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Muganda we chitonga banda -- Akapunda -- Mungore
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 online resource (8 minutes)
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)950026555
  • (VaAlASP)ASP3162730/glmu
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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