Praise song

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Titlesort icon Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Abana ba Baganda batabale |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F3N 7

Muliama Mamale (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-06-20 Clapping | Drum | East African | Ganda | Ganda | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kampala | Kasangati | Muliama Mamale | Praise song | Topical song | Uganda
Abashi boshi |

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ILAM

Translated English title - "All the Shi People." Further details refer ILAM field card number: F3X 5

Rover Scouts of Bukavu (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-07-17 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kivu | Praise song | Republic of the Congo | Rover Scouts of Bukavu | Rwanda | Shi | Unaccompanied
Allah, Allah |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: D7M-4

Sheik Mohammed Bin Isa (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-10-12 Arab | Arabic | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kenya | Malindi | Praise song | Religiou praise song | Sheik Mohammed Bin Isa | Swahili | Thikri-Kauni praises of Allah | Unaccompanied
Amaliza |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F3V 1

Batwa women (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-07-15 Batwa | Central African | Clapping | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Praise song | Ruanda | Rwanda | Shangugu | Urundi
Andrus Achapa |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number F5B-10.

Joshua Mzee Adhiembo (Performer and Composer)

1952-09-28 Accordion | East African | Eldoret | ILAM | Joshua Mzee Adhiembo | Kenya | Luo | Praise song
Andrus Achapa | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F5B 10

Joshua Mzee Adhiembo (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-09-28 Accordion | Choral music | concertina | Eldoret | ILAM | Indigenous music | Joshua Mzee Adhiembo | Kenya | Luo | Nangili | Nongili | Olang | Praise song | Southern African | Struck iron
Arap Chemonget |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number D6L-3.

Kipkemo Arap Sitonik (Performer and Composer)

1950-09-15 Chepkongo 6 string bowl lyre – laced | Chepkwony,Kepkoske Arap | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kenya | Kipsigis | Kipsigis | Lyre | Praise song | Sitonik,Kipkemo Arap
Arap Chemonget | East African

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ILAM

A praise song with Chepkongo 6 string bowl lyre. This lyre is strummed and fingered like the Bangwe zither of Nyasaland. The right hand strums the strings and the left mutes or opens the 6 strings, making it possible to play two or three chords on the open un-muted strings. The singer mentions by name his home village, places of common interest to his friends. The player flips the body of his lyre on the 2nd and 4th beats. In common with several African verse makers, the singer sings in couplets, repeating the second phrase and making it the first line of the next.
Details from ILAM field card number: D6L 3

1950-09-15 Bowl lyre | Chepkongo bowl lyre | Chepkwony, Kepkoske Arap | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kapkatet | Kenya | Kericho | Kipsigis | Kipsigis district | Praise song | Sitonik, Kipkemo Arap
Arap Chepsiolei | East African

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ILAM

Topical song with Kipukandet 5 string lyre (5 or 6 string pentatonic lyre used by Nandi tribe in Kenya, also known as Kibugantet and Chepkong.) This lyre is strummed like a guitar with the right hand, the left hand stopping the five strings, like the Bongwe zither of Nyasaland. This gave 2 chords. Notes 1, 3 and 5 and notes 2 and 4. One string, they said, was missing, the lower octave of number 1. The scale was: 308, 256, 232, 206, 180, (154) vs.

Malakwen Chepsaikut (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Chepsaikut | East African | ILAM | Kapsabet | Kenya | Malakwen | Nandi | Nandi district | Praise song
Arap Kiprandich | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number: CR2162.

Bekyibei Arap Mosonik (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kapkatet | Kenya | Kibugandet lyre | Kipsigis | Lament | Mosonik,Bekyibei Arap | Praise song
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