Abagenyi baizire (Field Card)

Abagenyi baizire (Field Card)

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Field of Interest
World Music
Copyright Message
Material sourced from the International Library of African Music. Copyright International Library of African Music.
The eight horn blowers stand in a row with the women opposite them while the dancers strut in between. "The visitors have arrived," a welcome to the visitors at a party. The Engwara are built up of sections of gourds bound together with plantain strings and reinforced longitudinally by lathes of bamboo. They are side blown and have a hole at the small end so as to produce two notes each. They vary in size from about 12 inches to approximately 36 inches.
Content Type
Field notes
Anthropologist / Ethnographer
Hugh Tracey, 1903-1977
Sub Genre
Page Count
Series Number
World Music, Anthropology, Music & Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Africa, Cultural anthropology, Song, Horn, Rattle, Ebinyege, Clapping, hand, África, Antropologia Cultural, Antropología Cultural, Hoima, Western Region (Uganda)
Keywords and Translated Subjects
África, Antropologia Cultural, Antropología Cultural

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