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S i n c e m y initial stay o f two years i n the S i b a s a district b e t w e e n 1 9 5 6 and 1 9 5 8 , and a s a result o f s u b s e q u e n t fieldwork i n other parts of A f r i c a , I h a v e c o m e to u n d e r s t a n d my o w n society m o r e clearly and I h a v e learned to appreciate my o w n music b e t t e r . I do not k n o w w h e t h e r or n o t my a n a l y s e s of V e n d a m u s i c are c o r r e c t : I h a v e benefited greatly by the criticisms of V e n d a w h o h a v e b e e n good e n o u g h t o discuss m y evidence and c o n c l u s i o n s , b u t there m a y b e o t h e r interpretations that 36 HOW MUSICAL IS MAN?
In some cultures, or in certain types of music and dancing within a culture, e m o t i o n s m a y be deliberately internalized, b u t they are not n e c e s s a r i l y less i n t e n s e . A m a n ' s mystical or psychedelic experiences m a y not be seen or felt by his n e i g h b o r s , b u t they c a n n o t be dismissed as irrelevant to his life in society. T h e s a m e criteria o f j u d g m e n t should b e applied t o apparent differences in the surface c o m p l e x i t y of music, which we tend to see in t h e s a m e terms as that of other cultural p r o d ucts.
3. Nyimbo dza dzingoma ( s o n g s for special rites) a c c o m - p a n y certain ordeals that the n o v i c e s must undergo w h e n they are in t h e second stage of initiation. E a c h o n e h a s a distinctive r h y t h m i c pattern. 4. Nyimbo dza milayo ( s o n g s of the laws of the s c h o o l ) are sung by the novices and a n y graduates present. T h e y kneel on t h e ground by the drums while muluvhe, the girl appointed to be in charge of the n o v i c e s , leads the singing. Figure 5 summarizes the different types of communal music recognized b y the V e n d a and indicates the times o f year w h e n they m a y o r m a y n o t b e performed.