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.
Description
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
Format
Text
Sub Genre
Song
Series Number
TR132
Subject
World Music, Anthropology, Music & Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Africa, Cultural anthropology, Song, Horn, Rattle, Ebinyege, Clapping, hand, África, Antropologia Cultural, Antropología Cultural
Keywords and Translated Subjects
África, Antropologia Cultural, Antropología Cultural

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