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Aixan/Gana/Ob#ANS TSI //Khasigu, ancestral musical sound knowledge and skills


Language: English

Aixan/Gana/Ob#ANS TSI //Khasigu, ancestral musical sound knowledge and skills relates to the specific traditional music of the Nama people, one of Namibia’s tribal minority groups. It involves the use of traditional musical instruments: the khab (musical bow) and !guitsib (traditional guitar), usually played by men or women, and the vlies (harmonica), usually played by women, accompanied by singing, humming and ululating. Nama ancestral music has a specific sound, texture and rhythm, consisting of a leading melody and rhythm by either a musical bow, accordion or guitar, accompanied by a systematic harmony produced by other instruments


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Place/region: Namibia, Africa
Series: 2020 inscriptions on the Urgent Safeguarding List
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: Namibia. Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture
Coproducer/sponsor: Namibia National Commission for UNESCO
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Original: Video.MP4
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: SYNAV-0154000018-HD
Source ref.: DOC: 0145000009
Rights holder: Namibia. Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture