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    • 1. Music of the Bura People: Bura Praise Singing
    • 2. Music of the Bura People: Bura Dance Music
    • 3. Music of the Bura People: Bura Praise Singer
    • 4. Music of the Bura People: Bura Praise Singer
    • 5. Music of the Bura People: Bura Dance Band
    • 6. Music of the Bura People: Bura Dance Band
    • 7. Music of the Ga'anda People: Ga'anda Flute Band
    • 8. Music of the Ga'anda People: Ga'anda Xylophone Band
    • 9. Music of the Bolewa People: Bolewa Horns
    • 10. Music of the Bolewa People: Bolewa Horns with Singing and Drums
    • 11. Music of the Bolewa People: Bolewa Dance, Jabalwa
    • 12. Music of the Bolewa People: Bolewa Dance-Jakkutu
    • 13. Music of the Bolewa People: Bolewa Dance with Hausa Drumming
    • 14. Music of the Bolewa People: Bolewa Singing-Babunare
    • 15. Music of the Tangale People: Tangale War Dance-Latang Music
    • 16. Music of the Tangale People: Tangale War Dance-Latang
    • 17. Music of the Tangale People: Tangale War Dance-Bid-Bid Music
    • 18. Music of the Tangale People: Tangale Dance Sung by Women
    • 19. Music of the Tangale People: Tangale Banjo Music
    • 20. Music of the Tangale People: Tangale Praise Singing with One-String Fiddle
    • 21. Music of the Tangale People: Hausa Court Music
    • 22. Music of the Tera People: Tera Dance-Bonsuwe
    • 23. Music of the Tera People: Tera Dry Season Dance-Ngudi
    • 24. Music of the Tera People: Tera Funeral Dance-Gamto
    • 25. Music of the Tera People: Tera Xylophone Music
    • 26. Music of the Tera People: Tera Bonsuwe Sung with Two Xylophones
    • 27. Music of the Tera People: Tera Dance with Two Xylophones- Sapar Kwada
    • 28. Music of the Tera People: Tera Walking Dance-Leo-Leo
    • 29. Music of the Tera People: Tera Dance-Gwarde
    • 30. Music of the Tera People: Fulani Garaya Band
    • 31. Music of the Tera People: Tera Dance-Bayamina

    Excellent recordings from the North-Eastern villages of Nigeria - varying from drums and voice to marimba type instruments and loads more. Double CD.

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