| Benin || || || || Yoruba || || 1959 || Rouget Gilbert |
Language and title:
title in original language:
title in English: Greetings to teh Egoun
| type || # performers || instrument (type) || singing voice
| Group || unknown || -
|| FEMALE |
function: ritual music
not available online
"Dahomey, Musique des Revenants - Collection du Musée de l'Homme, Afrique vol. 1"
After the Egoungoun Iwi, a sacrifice is made inside the house of the deceased's relatives, followed by the arrival of two Ghosts escorted by teh Mariwo; it's this arrival that is greeted in this track by women's cheers.
Octave reduced tone scale
All pitch candidates
Melodic progress (fragment)
pitch melo not available