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African Music from the Film - The Naked Prey

Various Artists
African Music from the Film - The Naked Prey

In 1966, actor Cornel Wilde directed and starred in the film The Naked Prey, filmed in South Africa. This recording features music from the soundtrack performed by members of the Zulu, Shangaan, and Xhosa tribes from various N’guni villages in South Africa. The music includes courting songs, work songs, celebrations, and animal imitations. This in the seventh in Folkways’ Original Film Score Music Series. The liner notes include an introduction by Moses Asch and notes about the film’s production.

Track Listing

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N'Guni Tribal Song n/a 2:20
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102
Courtship Song n/a 1:39
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103
Courting Song n/a 1:31
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104
Dancing Song n/a 2:21
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105
Puberty Song n/a 2:20
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106
Boasting Song of Men n/a 3:04
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107
Drinking Song n/a 2:12
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108
Urban Song n/a 1:52
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109
Cattle Herding Song n/a 2:33
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110
War Coward Song n/a 3:51
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201
Village Work Songs: Meal and Corn Husking n/a 6:29
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202
Village Celebration: Music Examples n/a 4:10
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203
Documentary Village People n/a 0:50
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Animal Imitations n/a 1:01
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Animal Sounds on Location n/a 5:47

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