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|Embrukoi | FOLK MUSIC||
Embrukoi dance song for men and women. The Embrukoi dance is characterised by highleaps into the air with a rigid body. The dancers will leap as much as 18 inches clear into the air, at the same time giving a characteristic lift to the chin. The song praises his friends who kill lions. He sings also that he himself found a lion beside the path and killed it with his spear, a not uncommon feat among these people. He also sings of a faction fight in his district between neighbouring villages. This is a well known song in the Arusha District. The use of a thin falsetto by the solo singer quite belies the look of the man, which is far from being effeminate and typical of the younf Masai moran.
Ndasimi Sarubare (Performer)
|1952-00-00||Arusha | Arusha | Arusha Baraza | Arusha District | Embrukoi dance song | FOLK MUSIC | ILAM | Indigenous music | Masai | Masai | Ndasimi Sarubare | Tanganyika | Tanzania|
|Manini | East African||
Further details refer ILAM record number: CR2512.
Mbolele Sabulon (Performer)
|1952-00-00||Chaga | Dance song | East African | Embrukoi dance song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mbolele Sabulon | Meru | Meru | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Wembe horn|