Doc.375, 'Yaqona chants and songs'

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Roth, George Kingsley 

Audio recording of yaqona chants and songs of the people of Rara, Naitasiri. Recorded in Vunidawa, August 1957. Arranged recording, 13 min 09 seconds.

  1. Yaqona chant [0.08-6.48]
  2. Two beatings of the dance gong [6.55-7.25]
  3. Gesture song accompanied by the two different beating of the dance gong already recorded [7.39-8.38]
  4. Song of a gesture dance [8.47- 10.58]
  5. Song of a gesture dance [11.08-12.53] 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.


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Roth, Fiji, music, song, dances
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