1940s Maninka Music Recordings (from Arthur Albert)

Thanks to a recent email from someone, I discovered Arthur S. Albert’s Musical Field Recording Collection from the 1940s in West Africa. It’s got some unique Manding language recordings (listed as being in Maninka from Guinea primarily).

It seems to be that there have been a few different releases stemming from what Albert recorded.

Here’s some links for those for those that want to explore:

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