Lyre

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Chemirocha |

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ILAM

Topical song about the mystical singer, Chemirocha, accompanied by the 6 string Chepkong bowl lyre. Refer ILAM field card D6L19

Charondet Arap Ng'asura
Kipsigi men

1950-09-15 East African | ILAM | Kenya | Kipsigis | Kipsigis | Lyre | Ng'asura,Charondet Arap | Topical song
Doctor Arthur Okwemba |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number F4Z-6.

Joshua Omwami (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-09-26 bells | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indingenous music | Joshua Omwami | Kenya | Luya | Lyre | Nyanza | Praise song | Ragoli | Rattle | Whistling
Edward Opwako |

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ILAM

Praise song for a friend with Thum eight string lyre and Gara leg bells. Further details refer ILAM field card (D6E7)

Oluoch Kando (Composer/Performer)

1950-09-08 bell | Dho | East African | Gara | ILAM | Kenya | Kisumu | Leg bell | Luo | Lyre | Oluoch Kando | Praise song | Thum
Elija | East African

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ILAM

Praise song with litungu, legbells and gourd rattle accompaniment. Further details refer to ILAM field card no. F3K1.

Joshua Omwami (Performer)

1952-06-09 Bukanga | East African | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Joshua Omwami | Kenya | Legbells | litungu | Luyia | Lyre | Mwami (Rwaunda) | Nairobi | Ragoli | Rattle
Enguli | East African

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ILAM

Drinking song. Further details refer to ILAM card no. F3L4

William Semogole (Performer- lyre)
Lafairi Morindwa (Performer- lute)
Yuan Wiswa (Performer- lute)
Cristof Sebabi (Performer- drum)


1952-06-18 Cristof Sebabi | Drum | East African | Endongo | Folk music | Ganda | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lafairi Morindwa | Lute | Lyre | Ndingidi | Uganda | William Semogole | Yuan Wiswa
Gablier Soii | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card F5B-8

Achieug Mukunga (Performer)
Achieug Mukunga (Composer)

1952-09-28 Alego | Central Nyanga | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kenya | Luo | Lyre | Mukunga,Achieug | topical
Gidion Magaki |

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ILAM

Praise song for a chief, accompanied by the 8 string Thum lyre and Gara leg bells. Refer ILAM field card D6J1

Daudi Atuoma (Composer/Performer)

1950-09-13 bells | chief | Daudi Atuoma | Dho | East African | Gara | ILAM | Kenya | Leg bells | Luo | Lyre | Nyanza | praise | Praise song | Thum
Ikwara watindi tindibala | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card no. D6B10A.

Bulasiyo Namawa (Performer and Composer)

1950-09-05 Bulasiyo Namawa | East African | Gishu | ILAM | Lyre | Mbale | Topical song | Uganda
Inkole reb. Everything matches |

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ILAM

Topical song about everyone having a mate somewhere. Accompanied by Chepkongo 6 string bowl lyre. Refer ILAM field card D6L21

Chelule Arap Chimo
Kipsigi men

1950-09-15 Chepkongo | Chimo,Chelule Arap | East African | ILAM | Kenya | Kipsigis | Kipsigis | Lyre | Topical song
James Mbaka |

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ILAM

Topical and praise song about Mbaka's involvement in the progress of his location. Accompanied by the 8 string Thum lyre and Gara leg bells. Refer ILAM field card D6J2

Daudi Atuoma

1950-09-13 bells | Daudi Atuoma | Dho | East African | Gara | ILAM | Kenya | Leg bells | Luo | Lyre | Nyanza | Praise song | Thum | Topical song
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