Luya

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Akanga nduka |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number F4Z-3.

Joshua Omwami (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-09-26 bells | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indingenous music | Joshua Omwami | Kenya | Luya | Lyre | Nyanza | Ragoli | Rattle | Topical song
Bimiri |

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ILAM

Folk music - unaccompanied lullaby with Luya boys.
Further details refer ILAM field card (D6T15)

Joseph Wanyoni (Performer)
Wanyoni, J. (Performer)

1950-09-23 East African | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Joseph Wanyoni | Kenya | Lullaby | Luya | Nyanza | Unaccompanied | Wanyoni,J.
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
Elija | East African

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ILAM

Praise song with Litungu lyre, 7 string leg bells and gourd rattle. The lyre was played horizontally with the right hand plucking the group of four strings near the bridge. The left hand extended to pluck the group of three strings near the crossbar.
The scale was - 416,352, 304, 268, 248, 232, 208 vs.
The lyre is used more as a rhythmic base rather than a melodic instrument, though the player can and indeed frequently does play the melody.
Details from ILAM field card number: F3K 1

Joshua Omwami (Performer)
John Manyasi (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-06-09 Bukanga district | Bunyore | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | John Manyasi | Joshua Omwami | Kenya | Legbell | Litungu box lyre | Luya | Praise song | Ragoli | Rattle
Jevose |

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ILAM

Folk music - circumcision song for boys with bell and accompanied by Luya girls.
Further details refer ILAM field card (D6T11)

Jedidah Khirali (Performer)

1950-09-23 bell | East African | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Jedidah Khirali | Kenya | Luya | Nyanza | Traditional music
Khakulu Namuninya | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number: CR2448.

Daudi Mutekete (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-00-00 Bowl | Clapping | Drinking song | East African | Hanga | Hanga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kenya | Lureko | Luya | Mutekete,Daudi | Wanga
Ligari |

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ILAM

Topical song with Sihilili lute and piece of iron. Further details refer ILAM field card (D6H8)

Waliaula, W. (Composer/Performer)
Wasiole Waliaula (Composer/Performer)

1950-09-11 Bukusu | Bukusu | East African | ILAM | Iron | Kenya | Lute | Luya | Nyanza | Topical song | Waliaula,Maunda
Maindu Emonyi |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number F4Z-5.

Joshua Omwami (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-09-26 bells | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indingenous music | Joshua Omwami | Kenya | Luya | Lyre | Nyanza | Ragoli | Rattle | Topical song
Makomere |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number F5B-3.

Joshua Omwami (Performer and Composer)

1952-09-28 Ankle bells | East African | Gourd Rattle | ILAM | Joshua Omwami | Kakamega | Kenya | Long lyre | Luya | Ragoli | Topical song
Mauko | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR2490.

Charles Wanga (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-00-00 East African | Hanga | Hanga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kenya | Luya | North Nyanza | Song after fighting | Tsindeche bells | Wanga,Charles
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