Lyre

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Okufa kwa Kirei | East African

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ILAM

Topical song with Ntongoli eight string lyre and Ndingidi one string lute.Translated English title - "The death of Kirei." Further details refer ILAM field card (D5Y17)

Nekemiya Nanywamu (Composer/Performer)
Kasani Byansi (Performer)

1950-09-02 East African | ILAM | Kasani Byansi | Kigulu | Lute | Lyre | Ndingidi | Nekemiya Nanywamu | Ntongoli | Soga | Topical song | Uganda
Okufa kwa kireni |

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ILAM

Topical Song. Further details refer ILAM record field card number XYZ5402

Nekemiya Nanywamu and Kasani Byansi (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Central African | East African | ILAM | Kasani Byansi | Lute | Lyre | Nekemiya Nanywamu | Soga | Topical song | Uganda
Peter Okala |

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ILAM

Morality song with Thum eight string lyre and Aduong toe ring. Further details refer ILAM field card (D6E15)

Nyawaga Mgele (Composer/Performer)

1950-09-08 Aduong | bell | Dho | Duong | East African | ILAM | Kenya | Kisumu | Leg bell | Luo | Lyre | Morality song | Nyawaga Mgele | Thum | Toe-ring
Peter Okola |

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ILAM

Morality Song. Further details refer ILAM record field card number XYZ5459

Nyawaga Ngele (Performer)

1950-00-00 bells | East African | ILAM | Kenya | Lyre | Morality song | Nyawaga Ngele
Sebei Bekyibei |

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ILAM

Lament accompanied by the Chepkongo, 6 string, pentatonic, bowl lyre. Refer ILAM field card D6L15

Bekyibei Arap Mosonik
Cheriro Arap Korogorem

1950-09-15 Dance song | East African | ILAM | Kenya | Kipsigis | Korogorem,Cheriro Arap | Lament | Lyre | Mosonik,Bekyibei Arap
Shundu na Wamukoya |

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ILAM

Historic feud song with accompaniment. Further details refer ILAM field card (D6H6)

Mukanda, J. (Composer/Performer)
Jeremiah Mukanda (Composer/Performer)

1950-09-11 bells | Bowl | East African | Feud song | Historic song | Horn | ILAM | Kenya | Leg bells | Lyre | Mukanda,Jeremiah | Nyanza | Wanga | Wanga
Sigilai |

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ILAM

The song is about the man who brought one of the Kipsigi lyres, the Chemonyet. Refer ILAM field card D6L11

Kipsigi girls

1950-09-15 East African | ILAM | Kenya | Kipsigi | Kipsigis | Lyre | Topical song
Siolo |

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ILAM

Praise song accompanied by the 8 string, pentatonic, Ketuba bowl lyre. Refer ILAM field card D6L16

Chebitet Arap Maina

1950-09-15 East African | ILAM | Kenya | Kipsigis | Lyre | Maina,Chebitet Arap | Praise song
Talatamy Chebwomut |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card no. D6L22b.

Chemutoi Ketienya (Performer)r and Composer)

1950-09-15 East African | Humorous | ILAM | Kenya | Kericho | Ketienya,Chemutoi | Kipsigis | Kipsigis | Lyre | Song
Untitled |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM reel number: BC59.

Hugh Tracey (Narrator)
Chirondet Arap Ngasura (Performer)

1900-01-00 East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kenya | Kipsigis | Lyre | Ng'asura,Charondet Arap | Tracey, Hugh
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