Mitsogho / Batéké - Gabon: Musiques Des Mitsogho Et Des Batéké


  • Singer: Mitsogho
  • Album's title: Gabon: Musiques Des Mitsogho Et Des Batéké
  • Genre: Folk, World, & Country
  • Label: Ocora ‎– OCR 84
    Series: Collection Du Musée De L'Homme –
    Type: Vinyl, LP, Stereo, Reissue
    Country: France
    Date of released: 1984
    Category: Folk, World, & Country
    Style: Folk
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  • Size MP3 ZIP: 1607 mb
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Mitsogho / Batéké - Gabon: Musiques Des Mitsogho Et Des Batéké

Tracklist

Mitsogho
A1 Mitsogho Harp And Vocal Solo
A2 Mitsogho Procession Of Initiates
A3 Mitsogho Playing Of The Musical Bow
A4 Mitsogho Initiatory Speech
A5 Mitsogho Series Of Dances
A6 Mitsogho Voice Of The Ya Mwèï
A7 Mitsogho Lamentations
A8 Mitsogho Final Procession
Batéké
B1 Batéké* Song And Two Sanza
B2 Batéké* Song And Sanza
B3 Batéké* Song And Two Sanza
B4 Batéké* Harp-zither Solo
B5 Batéké* Onkila Dance
B6 Batéké* Dance Of The Ébanigi

Credits

  • Edited By [Editor] – Gilbert Rouget
  • Edited By [Editorial Assistant] – Hugo Zemp
  • Engineer [Recording Ingeneer] – Jean Schwarz
  • Recorded By, Photography, Liner Notes – Pierre Sallée

Notes

Mitsogho (Bwiti Ritual) music recorded September 1966 (A1 & A8) and May - June 1968 in the districts of Mimongo, Bilengui et Etéké (Ngounié).
Batéké music recorded July - August 1965 in the region of Léconi and on the Tsoulo (Haut-Ogooué) track.

Comes in a gatefold cover with 10-page of text and photographs.
Produced with the help of Radiodiffusion-Télévision Française.

Album notes indicate that the Mitsogho live in mountainous equatorial forest and the Batéké live in savanna between the western Gabon/Congo border.
M. Mondjo, J. Moubégna, and J. Abala are listed as "informants".

The recording engineer credit for Jean Schwarz is misspelled on the jacket.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (Harmonia Mundi Distribution Code): HM 57

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
OCR 84 Mitsogho / Batéké* Mitsogho / Batéké* - Gabon: Musiques Des Mitsogho Et Des Batéké ‎(LP, Mono) Ocora OCR 84 France Unknown
OCR 84 Mitsogho / Batéké* Mitsogho / Batéké* - Gabon: Musiques Des Mitsogho Et Des Batéké ‎(LP, RE) Ocora OCR 84 France Unknown


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