Doc.367, 'Lali drums/gongs beating'
Roth, George Kingsley
World Oral Literature Project
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Roth, G. K. (2013). Doc.367, 'Lali drums/gongs beating' [Audio file]. http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/244312
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Recording of musical instruments: gong beating, 11 min 17 seconds. 1) Lali vaka viti. Played at Somosomo, Cakaudrove, June 1957. Arranged recording. Small + Large gong. [0.00 - 1.50] 2) Lali vaka toga. Played at Somosomo, Cakaudrove, June 1957. Arranged recording. Small + Large gong. [2.14 - 3.54] 3) Lali (wooden drum) being beaten alone. Done three times. At the end of each beating, it is beaten 7 times. Modern use to announce the time. Rakiraki, Kadavu, October 1955. Arranged recording. [4.12 - 5.49] 4) Beating of a wooden drum (lali) and his smaller fellow (duki). Rakiraki, Kadavu, October 1955. Arranged recording. [5.50 - 6.42] 5) Lali ni soqo ni vaka turaga. Serua Island, July 1957. Arranged recording. [6.45 - 7.57] 6) Lali ni bokola. Serua Island, July 1957. Arranged recording. [8.00 - 8.48] 7) [?] Lali ni vei bulu. Serua Island, July 1957. Arranged recording. [8.52 - 10.03] 8) Lali vaka toga. Serua Island, July 1957. Arranged recording. Bad quality (buzzing). [10.05 - 11.17] Fijian music, songs and dances, recorded by George Kingsley Roth in Fiji in the 1950s. Most of the material is original and was recorded in the field or at the studio of the Fiji Broadcasting Commission Suva. Some tracks are copies of recordings made by the Fiji Broadcasting Commission or the BBC.
Roth, Fiji, music, song, dances
Oceania; Polynesia; Fiji; Cakaudrove; Taveuni Island; Somosomo Oceania; Polynesia; Fiji; Kadavu; Rakiraki Oceania; Polynesia; Fiji; Serua Island; Serua
October 1955 + June 1957 + July 1957
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