Kikuyu

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Mucung'wa | East African

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ILAM

Alliance High School. Further details refer to ILAM record number: CR2388.

Tabitha Wairimu (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Dance song | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kenya | Kikuyu | Kikuyu | Nairobi | Wairimu,Tabitha
Mucungwa |

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ILAM

Folk Song
Mucungwa dance song for men and women
Further details refer ILAM field card (D6T8)

Jabitha wairimu (Performer)

1950-09-23 Dance song | East African | Fort Hall | ILAM | Jabitha wairimu | Kenya | Kikuyu | Kikuyu
Mucungwa | East African

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ILAM

A very simple dance song, sung in unison.
Further details refer ILAM field card number: D6T 8

1950-09-23 Dance song | East African | Folk music | Forest Hall district | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kenya | Kikuyu | Kikuyu | Wairimu,Tabitha
Muthuu |

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ILAM

Muthuu dance song. Further details refer ILAM fieldcard D6T1.

Kang' ethe Nduati (Performer)

1950-09-23 Dance song | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kang' ethe Nduati | Kenya | Kigamba leg rattle | Kikuyu | Kikuyu | Leg rattle | Nairobi
Muthuu | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR3613.

Kang'ethe Nduati (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Dance song | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kang' ethe Nduati | Kiigamba Rattle | Kikuyu | Kikuyu | Muthuu Dance song
Mwomboko namba uan |

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ILAM

Mwomboro dance music. Further details refer ILAM fieldcard F3C-14.

Kadhari wa Marere (Performer)

1952-05-25 Accordion | Dance song | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kadhari wa Marere | Kenya | Kikuyu | Mombasa | Struck iron
Mwomboko | East African

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ILAM

A topical song with accordian and struck iron. The accordian is used as a ground which creates a happy noise but has little, if any, melodic or harmonic relationship to the tonality or mode of the voice.
Song to accompany a town dance in which men and women dance together in pairs, after the fashion of Europeans.
Further details refer ILAM field card number: F3B 6

1952-05-24 Accordion | Chinda Kamwana | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kenya | Kiamuthambi | Kikuyu | Kikuyu territory | Struck iron | Topical song
Ndirathire ; Wakaratha | East African

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ILAM

Alliance High School. Further details refer to ILAM record number: CR2384.

Kariuki Ndenderu (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kariuki Ndenderu | Kenya | Kikuyu | Kikuyu | Nairobi | Story songs
Ndirathire |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM fieldcard D6T2.

Kariuki Ndenderu (Performer)

1950-09-23 East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kariuki Ndenderu | Kenya | Kikuyu | Kikuyu | Nairobi | Story Song | Unaccompanied
Ndumo |

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ILAM

Dance Song for boys and girls. Further details refer ILAM record field number XYZ5550a

Wangari wa Gibson (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-09-23 Dance song | East African | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kenya | Kikuyu | Kikuyu | Wangari wa Gibson
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