Album

Benin: Bariba and Somba Music

Various artists

12 SONGS • 43 MINUTES • SEP 08 2014

1
Praise Song for Hunters
The Sasako
03:55
2
Music Played When Setting out for a Hunt
Bariba hunters
02:28
3
Music in Praise of Oru Suru
The Sasako
05:56
4
Sambani, Music for Dancing
The Sasako
02:43
5
Taru, Music for Dancing
Bariba guru player
01:48
6
A Poor Man Has No Country
Bariba talking drum ensemble
05:13
7
Dinaba, Myth of the Origins
Male Somba singer
06:08
8
Song for Grinding Millet
Two young Somba girls pounding millet on grindstones
05:15
9
Musotie
Two Somba flutists & Somba castanet players
03:11
10
Funeral Lament
Somba singer
02:08
11
Song to Carry the Corpse
Group of young Somba singers
02:07
12
Song for Grinding Karite Nuts
Two Somba women grinding nuts into mortar
02:26
(C) 2014 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

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