Gbáyá ‎– Empire Centrafricain - Musique Gbáyá / Chants À Penser

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Ocora ‎– 558 524
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Musique D'Ensemble / Ensemble Music
A1 Piéré
Mbira [Large Sanza] – Joseph SambaMbira [Small Sanza], Voice – Etienne Ngbozo*Rattle, Percussion [Sticks] – Unknown ArtistVoice – Daniel Ngadike, Raymond Doko, Robert Tarapai
6:27
A2 Naa-Koré 6:43
A3 Naa-Bua
Mbira [Sanza] – David (138), Etienne Doko*Rattle, Percussion [Sticks] – Unknown ArtistVoice – Martine Senouane, Pascal Minang, R. Doko*, E. Doko*
11:02
Musique De Solistes / Music By Soloists
B1 Daïte
Vocals – Martin Kayo
4:05
B2 Naa-Yanga
Vocals – Martin Kayo
3:50
B3 Fara Ko Kumanda
Mbira [Sanzas], Voice – E. Doko*Rattle [Rattles], Percussion [Sticks] – Unknown ArtistVoice – P. Minang*
14:45
B4 Naa Ndongoé
Mbira [Small Sanzas], Voice – Étienne Doko, Étienne NgbozoRattle, Percussion [Sticks] – Unknown Artist
5:05

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The Gbaya are one of the largest ethnic groups in the Central African empire and occupy a vast area on both sides of the Cameroun border. Here we present the music of a Gbaya Bodoé village, Ndongué, 45 miles southwest of Bouar.

Track A1 recorded in Ndongué, March 9, 1977
track A2 recorded in Ndongué, March 31, 1977
track A3 recorded in Galo, Feb. 19, 1977
track B1 recorded in Kpokorta, March 11, 1977
track B3 recorded in Galo, Feb. 20, 1977
track B4 recorded in Ndongué, Feb. 17, 1977

Gatefold sleeve with cut-out square on front.

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