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Ghana: Children at Play: Children's Songs and Games

Ghana: Children at Play: Children's Songs and Games

Album producer Ivan Annan writes about the importance of children’s play in African culture in the liner notes to this release. He observes that not only is play a time of fun, it is also a time for learning, friendship, and love. Equally important, play involves adult participation. The liner notes and vocal tracks provide instructions for game activity. For example, in the song “Kwaa Ni Kwaa Ni,” participants learn to play a game similar to “Hide and Seek.” Liner notes include an introduction by Dr. William Kolma Amoaku, PhD (1940–2012) (identified in the liner notes as Dr. Amo Aku).

Track Listing

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Tse Tse Kule Ivan Annan 3:16
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102
Timi Timi Nyamale Ivan Annan 2:57
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103
Pete Pete Ivan Annan 2:16
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104
Namo Yeleawui Ivan Annan 2:33
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105
Abaa Ee Ivan Annan 3:27
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106
Taa Taa Tee Ivan Annan 2:46
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107
Jama Ivan Annan 4:50
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201
Nuu Ko Heh Nyontsele Mi Ivan Annan 3:27
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202
N'su Fa Mio 'Su Fa Ivan Annan 3:11
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203
Osibi Ivan Annan 3:02
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204
Namo Ye Leh Awui #2 Ivan Annan 4:27
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205
Si Si Mbom Ivan Annan 3:56
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Kwaa Ni Kwaa Ni Ivan Annan 4:30
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Nyontse Le Ne Dze Ivan Annan 2:30

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