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MR.1968.24.4-B4

Basic facts:

 country   province   region   village   people   group   date   collector 
 Togo      Nord-Togo   Piya   Kabré      1968   Verdier Raymond 

Language and title:

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title in original language:
title in English:

Musical composition:

 type   # performers   instrument (type)   singing voice 
 Group   unknown   Kacisi (bell)   MALE 

Characteristics:

general: vocal, instrumental
function: ritual music
length: 1:00 min.

Performers:

unknown

Fragment:

not available online

Remarks:

"Musique Kabrè du Nord-Togo"
The Efala are the first age group of Kabre initiates. During initiation, the young (about 15 years old) engage in a series of activities, especially wrestling, eating dog meat and a ritual game (on this track) that entails firing insults, sometimes quite rude, to the rhythm of Kacisi bells.


Tempo: help

tempo
average156.95
median157.89
minimum139.53
maximum171.43
standaard deviation5.75
regression factor-0.01

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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