Abagenyi baizire (Track)
of International Library of African Music (ILAM), in Hugh Tracey Fieldwork Collection and the Sound of Africa Series, TR132 , 2 mins
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- Field of Interest
- 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 recording (raw)
- 2 mins
- Anthropologist / Ethnographer
- Hugh Tracey, 1903-1977
- Sub Genre
- Dance, Song
- Date Recorded
- Series Number
- Anthropology, World Music, Social Sciences, Music & Performing Arts, Cultural anthropology, Africa, Antropologia Cultural, Antropología Cultural, África
- Keywords and Translated Subjects
- Antropologia Cultural, Antropología Cultural, África
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