Short narratives tell the story of historical recordings of ngoma buntibe and other Valley Tonga music circulating once more within contemporary culture.

An early ethnomusicologist was asked to salvage the music which is now saved as ...

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Archived for 45 years, historical recordings of NGOMA BUNTIBE and other Valley Tonga music return from Grahamstown (South Africa) to Linz (Austria) and via shortwave radio broadcasting from London (England) to the Zambezi Valley (Zimbabwe).

These historical files, mediated through technology and commented on via telephone, are recirculated and reframed within contemporary Tonga culture.

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