YORUBA BATA DRUMS: Elewe Music & Dance
Recorded at ILA RANGUN ODUN
Originally released in 1980.
CD is a great sample of original bata drumming and singing in their
original homeland. We are thankful to be able to offer these
recordings to you.
Egungun, otherwise known as Ebora-Spirit, represent one such music and
dance form used in the Odun Festival. This spirit also known as One
From Heaven, Ara Orum Kinlin or Ogege manifests itself in the words
'egungun ebora, ogege ebora, Kankin Kanhinfe ebora, ododi ago abeti aso
fele le' which literally means 'egungin spirit, ogege spirit, a
complete masquerade, the tip of which moves in the direction of the
Re-released by Folkways in small 'to-order' quantities, these CDs do
not have cover art but do include copies of orginal notes. These
are very rare CDs and are not sold in stores. We special order
these from folkways and have them in stock for instant shipment!