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MR.1959.11.8-A5

Basic facts:

 country   province   region   village   people   group   date   collector 
 Guinea         Touéléou   Toma      1952   J. Fichter et T. Saulnier P. D. Gaisseau, 

Language and title:

original language:
title in original language:
title in English: Funeral songs

Musical composition:

 type   # performers   instrument (type)   singing voice 
 Group   unknown   -   FEMALE 
 Solo    1   -   FEMALE 
 Group   unknown   (rattle)   FEMALE 

Characteristics:

general: polyphony, vocal, instrumental
function: funeral
length: unknown

Performers:

unknown

Fragment:

not available online

Remarks:

"Guinée Française - Collection du Musée de l'Homme"
(Continuation from preceding track.) Funeral songs for the death of an elderly village woman: songs with calabash rattles, a cappella polyphonic singing in thirds often found among populations in the Guinean forest. The vocal ensemble comes together on a final long note sung in unison.


Tempo: help

tempo
average173.29
median171.43
minimum136.36
maximum206.9
standaard deviation12.14
regression factor-0.13

Pitch: help

Tessitura

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Octave reduced tone scale

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All pitch candidates

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Melodic progress (fragment)

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