John Low East Africa Collection

Wa Mwingata

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:08

  • Cultures

    Kikuyu

  • Shelf mark

    C27/7

  • Recording date

    1979-12-18

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Low collection

  • Recording locations

    Muchatha, near Nairobi, Kenya

  • Performers

    Muiruri, Silas (guitar / singer, male), Wanganangu, Mtonga (singer, male / rattle)

  • Recordist

    Low, John

  • Description

    Item notes: Song content: a man wants to send away a girl (daughter? / wife?) and is asked why: she can do lots of useful jobs. Performer notes: The performers belong to Kikuyu culture group.

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