The tape is
recorded by Ad Delleman.It is in a red BASF Typ LGS 26 box and on a BASF spool.
It are recordings from Noeboeai girls choir performing dance songs, guitar
songs and a concert of a semi-professional group. Side A starts with girls’
dance songs for the occasion of a church wedding with occasionally guitar
sounds on the background, at 15’11 comments by Ad Delleman, at 15’33
continuation of the songs with more guitar sounds, after 23’59 the music
changes into guitar songs, 25’33 comments Ad Delleman, followed by guitar songs
till the end of Side A. One can hear talking, shouting and giggling in the
background. Side B starts with an announcement followed by guitar songs. From
time to time the tape recorder had some speed and recording problems. At 18’00
starts a performance with a piano, guitar, drum set and bass with a public
applauding and Indonesian songs. Dutch, Bahasa, local Papua languages.
The digitised tape is part of the audio collection of the foundation PACE Papua
Cultural Inheritance. For more information or any messages or correspondence
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