Saturday, May 7, 2011

Musiques du Gabon - Recorded in 1967 by Michel Vuylsteke


Musiques du Gabon 
- Fang, Kota, Masango, Ndjabi, Obamba, Pounou, Pygmée
Recorded in 1967 by Michel Vuylsteke
Ocora - OCR 41 - P.1968



Side A

A1 Arc-en-bouche Masango
A2 Chant funèbre Masango
A3 Ensemble Fang avec xylophone
A4 Orchestre de xylophones Fang
A5 Chant épique avec mvet Fang


Side B

B1 Chant de marche Obamba
B2 Dance sur échasses Ndjabi
B3 Récit chanté Pounou
B4 Musique d'initiation Kota
B5 Chant avec harpe Pygmée
B6 Chœur de femmes avec tambour Pygmée





Here is another of the african Ocoras. I have little to add except that I like the music very much and that I highly recommend you to listen to it. Hope you enjoy!



Arc en bouche Moungongo 
Track A1


Harpe arquée Gonfi 
Track A2 


Xylophone Melane 
Track A3


Xylophone Endoume 
Track A4


Xylophone Nieng
Track A4


Xylophone Omvac 
Track A4


Xylophone Akourou 
Track A4


Xylophone Ololon
Track A4


Ensemble de Xylophones
Track A4


Harpe chitare Mvet
Track A5


Pluriarc Nsambi
Track B3



Harpe arquée Gonfi
Track B5






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2 comments:

Anonymous said...

The music of that land of west africa is not that much known, Bo - might this be a motivation to stay for a moment?

There is - from the same label - "Les musiciens de la foret, Vol 1" - is there a Vol 2 as well?

A.

arvind said...

Thank you very much for these wonderful records, bo!