Gishu

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Ali wanyola manwa |

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ILAM

Topical song about a greedy man who visits everyone for the purpose of eating more cassava. Refer ILAM field card number D6B6

Musolwa (Performer)
Gishu men (Performer)

1950-09-05 Bowl doubles as serving bowl and music instrument | Cassava | Central African | Gishu | Gishu | Greedy man | ILAM | Inverted bowl played with sticks | Musolwa | Song | topical | traditional | Uganda
Ali wanyola mauwa | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR2266.

Musolwa (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Bowl | East African | Gishu | Gishu | ILAM | Lukiko | Musolwa | Topical song | Uganda
Kammaraba |

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ILAM

Topical song about women who use cosmetics and refuse to stay at home. Refer ILAM field card number D6B6

Musolwa (Performer)
Gishu men (Performer)

1950-09-05 Central African | Cosmetics | Gishu | Gishu | Idle | ILAM | Inverted bowl played with sticks | Morality | Musolwa | Song | topical | traditional | Uganda | women
Kanamaraba | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR2266.

Musolwa (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Bowl | East African | Gishu | Gishu | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lukiko | Musolwa | Topical song | Uganda
Lukhano lunarula |

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ILAM

Imbalu dance song in which boys are warned of the pain associated with circumcision. The song is accompanied by Mungiri leg bells, a whistle and 1 side blown horn. Refer ILAM field card D6B5a

Wamimbi Magombe (Performer)

1950-09-02 Dance song | East African | Folk music | Gishu | Gishu | Horn | ILAM | Imbalu | Indigenous music | Mbale | Uganda | Wamimbi Magombe | Whistle
Lukhano Lunarula |

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ILAM

Imbalu dance performed when boys are being circumcised. The other dance is called Waboya. Refer ILAM field card number D6B5

Wamimbi Magombe (Performer)
Gishu men (Performer)

1950-09-05 Central African | circumcision | dance | European whistle | Gishu | Gishu | ILAM | Imbalu | initiation | Mungiri leg bells | open horn | Rite of passage | Side blown | Uganda | Waboya | Wamimbi Magombe
Lukhano lunarula | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR2262.

Wabimbi Magombe (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 bells | East African | Gishu | Gishu | Horn | ILAM | Imbalu circumcision dance | Indigenous music | Lukiko | Uganda | Wabimbi Magombe | Whistle
Luwanzo Rhythm | East African

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ILAM

Folk Song. Further details refer ILAM field card no D6B13

Gishu Men (Performer)

1950-09-05 East African | Folk song | Gishu | Gishu | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luwanzo | Percussion rhythm | Pole | Uganda
Waboya |

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ILAM

Imbalu dance in which boys are warned of the pain associated with circumcision. The song is accompanied by Mungiri leg bells, a whistle and 1 side blown horn. Refer ILAM field card D6B5

Wamimbi Magombe (Performer)

1950-09-02 Dance music | East African | Folk music | Gishu | Gishu | Horn | ILAM | Imbalu | Indigenous music | Leg bells | Uganda | Wabimbi Magombe | Whistle
Waboya | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR2266.

Wabimbi Magombe (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 bells | East African | Gishu | Gishu | Horn | ILAM | Imbalu circumcision dance | Indigenous music | Lukiko | Uganda | Wabimbi Magombe | Whistle
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