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African music from the film The naked prey [sound recording] / produced by Cornel Wilde ; compiled and edited by Moses Asch

Catalog Data

Wilde, Cornel  Search this
Asch, Moses  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
South Africans  Search this
Nguni (African people)  Search this
Zulu (African people)  Search this
Xhosa (African people)  Search this
Phonograph records
South Africa
Cover design by Ronald Clyne.
Music from the film The naked prey / produced by Cornel Wilde (Theodora Productions, released by Paramount Pictures, [1966] ).
"Recorded in N'Guni villages with Zulu, Shangaan and Xhosa people in South Africa. . . . In the present Record Album . . . the native musician is allowed to create in his own term and music the background musical score of the action." -- text from notes.
"Asch Records Album No. AH 8460" -- text from notes.
Originally released as FS 3854.
Notes in booklet (4 p. : ill.) by Moses Asch and Cornel Wilde inserted in original cover.
Nguni villages of South Africa. Recorded on locations in Vendaland of the Northern Transvaal and Bechuanaland (South Africa)
Related materials may be found in the Moses and Frances Asch Collection, also held by this repository. Related materials may include correspondence pertaining to the recording, original cover art designs, production materials, business records, and audiotapes from studio production.
Track information:
101. N'Guni Tribal Song / Nguni
102. Courtship Song / Nguni
103. Courting Song / Nguni
104. Dancing Song / Nguni
105. Puberty Song / Zulu
106. Boasting Song of Men / Zulu
107. Drinking Song (Franklin) / Zulu
108. Urban Song / Zulu. Zulu
109. Cattle Herding Song / Xhosa
110. War Coward Song / Xhosa
201. Village Work Songs: Meal and Corn Husking
202. Village Celebration: Music Examples
203. Documentary Village People
204. Animal Imitations
205. Animal Sounds on Location
Publisher number:
FS 3854 Folkways Records
FS 8454 Folkways Records
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email:
South Africa--Songs and music  Search this
Songs, Xhosa  Search this
Songs, Zulu  Search this
Motion picture soundtracks  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 8454
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections