Arap Chepsiolei | East African

Title: 
Arap Chepsiolei
Audio: 

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Description: 

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.

Composer: 

Malakwen Chepsaikut (Performer)
Composer not specified

Date: 
1950-00-00
Format: 

78 RPM shellac record

Format: 

00:01:12

Format: 

Sound Forge V. 8

Format: 

Technics SP - 10 MK II direct drive turntable

Format: 

Vestax BDT - 2500 belt drive turntable

Format: 

Studer Revox Interface SP 10-8

Source: 

Shellac record number: CR2087

Source: 

Master number:XYZ5471b

Source: 

Recording number:GB1467

Source: 

ILAM number : 2291

Source: 

ILAM number : 891

Rights: 

International Library of African Music

Publisher: 

International Library of African Music

Identifier (disa): 
mus1952-00-00.036.018.CR2087-GB1467-XYZ5471b
Identifier (original): 
CR2087-GB1467-XYZ5471b
Identifier (greenstone export db): 
10643