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Bayaka Pygmies | Song from the Forest (Original Soundtrack)

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Song from the Forest (Original Soundtrack)

by Bayaka Pygmies

The haunting singing and drumming of the Bayaka Pygmies, recorded by Louis Sarno during his thirty years of living in Africa, soundtrack to the award-winning documentary film SONG FROM THE FOREST.
Genre: World: African- West
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  Song Share Time Download
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1. Yeyi--Greeting
4:30 album only
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2. Women Sing in the Forest
4:55 $0.99
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3. Tree Drumming
3:08 album only
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4. Bobé Spirits Calling
5:53 album only
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5. Bayaka Night Insects
4:52 album only
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6. Louis Sarno Speaks
2:32 album only
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7. The Flutes We Hear No More
5:12 album only
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8. Net Hunt
3:00 album only
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9. Earth Bow
2:09 album only
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10. Geedal
2:28 album only
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11. Flute in Forest
5:16 album only
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12. Water Drumming
2:55 album only
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13. Lingboku Celebration
5:36 $0.99
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14. Moukouté's Lament
1:52 album only
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15. Yeyi--Farewell
5:35 album only
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
This is the soundtrack album to the film Song from the Forest, which tells the story of Louis Sarno, an American who has lived for thirty years among the Bayaka pygmies in the Central African Republic. No outsider has had such access to this beautiful and musical culture, and this selection of the best of his recordings presents the sounds of this amazing people and their environment with a depth and richness never heard before. www.songfromtheforest.com

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Glenn Smith

Ancient beauty
Always a pleasure to hear more of this ancient yet modern music from the forest. A music that is endangered by encroaching development. I often listen to their music on repeat all night, because it taps in to something both beautiful and profound, a glimpse into a humanity connected to nature.
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