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Bonse Aba
TTB Chorus* with optional Percussion**

Traditional Zambian Folk Song


Arranged by Victor C. Johnson

Traditional
Ranges:

Tenor I

Hand Drum
(Treble Drum)
Djembe
(Bass Drum)
Shaker

T.D.

B.D.

Sh.

T.D.

B.D.

Sh.

Rhythmically, with energy

2
4
2
4

2
4

q = ca. 96

Bass

Tenor II

Duration: approx. 1:45


*Also available: SATB (15/2829H); SSA (15/2830H); Three-part Mixed (15/2689H); Two-part (15/2654H);
Performance/Accompaniment CD (99/2618H).
**Percussion parts are available as a free download. Visit www.lorenz.com and search 15/2831H.
2010, This arrangement 2012 Heritage Music Press, a division of The Lorenz Corporation.
All rights reserved. Printed in U.S.A.
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Unauthorized reproduction of this publication is a criminal offense subject to prosecution.


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TI

TII f

Bon - se

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B

T.D.

B.D.

Sh.

ba!

V
V

,f

ku - ba

?#

ba - na.

B.D.

Sh.

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Bon - se

ba!

mu

ba!

mu

ba!

mu

a-

Bon - se
T.D.

Ba li - pe - le ma - ka

Bon - se

16

mu po - ke - le - la

po - ke - le - la

po - ke - le - la

po - ke - le - la


Ba li -

Ba li -


Ba li -

5
19

V
V

#
#

pe - le ma - ka

B.D.

Sh.

ba - na.

a - ku - ba

ba - na.

?#

pe - le ma - ka

a - ku - ba

po - ke - le - la

mu

a - ku - ba

ba - na.

Bon - se a - ba!

ba - na.

Ba li - pe - le ma - ka

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?#

Sh.

a - ku - ba

B.D.

22

T.D.

pe - le ma - ka
T.D.

6
25

V
V

Bon - se a

B.D.

Sh.

?#

Bon - se a

ba!

ba!

ku - ba

ba - na.

?#

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ku - ba

ba - na.

ku - ba

ba - na.

mu po - ke - le - la

mu po - ke - le - la

Sh.

mu po - ke - le - la

B.D.

ba!

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T.D.

Bon - se a
T.D.

Ku-ba

Ba li - pe - le ma - ka

Ku - ba

ba - na

ba - na,

a-

a-

Ba li - pe - le ma - ka

Ku - ba

a-

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Ba li - pe - le ma - ka

ba - na

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31

V
V

#
#

ku - ba

ba - na

?#

T.D.

B.D.

Sh.

#
V

34

Ku - ba

Sh.

ba - kwa

le - sa.

ba - kwa

le - sa.

ba - na

ba - na

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le - sa.

ku - ba

ba - kwa

ba - na

Ku - ba

B.D.

?#

T.D.

Ku-ba

ba - na,

ba - kwa

le - sa.

ba - kwa

le - sa.

ba - kwa

le - sa.

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37

V
V

#
#

Ku - ba

B.D.

Sh.

ba - kwa

le - sa.

?#

ba - kwa

le - sa.

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ba - na,

ku - ba

ba - na

ku - ba

ba - na

Ku - ba

ba - na,

ku - ba

ba - na

f
,

Ku-ba

ba - na,

ku - ba

ba - na,

Ku - ba

ba - na,

Ku - ba

ba - na,

le - sa.

ba - kwa

ba - na,

Ku - ba

Sh.

B.D.

ku - ba

40

T.D.

ba - na,

?#

T.D.

43

V
V

ku - ba

ba - na

ba - kwa

le - sa.

ba - kwa

le - sa.

ku - ba

ba - na

?#

ku - ba
T.D.

B.D.

Sh.

V
V

#
#

po - ke - le - la

?#

T.D.

B.D.

Sh.

46

ba - na

Bon - se a

a - ku - ba

ba - na.

mu

ba!

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le - sa.

ba - kwa

Ba li - pe - le ma - ka

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