Kipsigis

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
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 Kibaigong |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card no. D6L4.

Kipkemo Arap Sitonik (Performer and Composer)

1950-09-15 Chepkongo lyre | Chepkwony,Kepkoske Arap | East African | ILAM | Kenya | Kericho | Kipsigis | Sitonik,Kipkemo Arap | Topical song
Arap kibaigong |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number D6L-4.

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 | Sitonik,Kipkemo Arap | Topical song
Arap Kibaigong | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: D6L 4

Kipkemo Arap Sitonik (Performer)
Kepkoske Arap Chepkwony (Performer)
Kipkemo Arap Sitonik (Composer)

1950-09-15 Bowl lyre | Chepkongo bowl lyre | Chepkwony,Kepkoske Arap | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kenya | Kipsigis | Kipsigis | Sitonik,Kipkemo Arap | Vocal
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
Arap Momoen (I) |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: D6L-13

Arap Ng' asuru (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-09-25 Drinking song | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kenya | Kipsigis | Kipsigis | Kipsigis | Ng'asura,Arap | Unaccompanied
Arap Momoen (II) |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: D6L-13

Arap Ng' asuru (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-09-15 Drinking song | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kenya | Kipsigis | Kipsigis | Kipsigis | Ng'asura,Arap | Unaccompanied
Arap Momoen 1 |

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ILAM

Drinking song. Refer ILAM field card D6L13a

Arap Ng'asura
Kipsigi men

1950-09-15 Drinking song | East African | ILAM | Kenya | Kipsigis | Kipsigis | Ng'asura,Arap
Arap Momoen 2 |

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ILAM

Drinking song. Refer ILAM field card D6L13

Arap Ng'asura
Kipsigi men

1950-09-15 Drinking song | East African | ILAM | Kenya | Kipsigis | Kipsigis | Ng'asura,Arap
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