John Low East Africa Collection

Msichana Mrembo

  • Add a note
    Log in to add a note at the bottom of this page.
  • All notes
  • My notes
  • Hide notes
Please click to leave a note

The British Library Board acknowledges the intellectual property rights of those named as contributors to this recording and the rights of those not identified.
Legal and ethical usage »

Tags (top 25):
(No tags found for this item)
  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:15

  • Cultures

    Lagooli (Maragoli), Swahili

  • Shelf mark

    C27/8

  • Recording date

    1979-12-15

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Low collection

  • Recording locations

    Mbotela Estate, Nairobi, Kenya

  • Performers

    Agade, George (guitar / singer, male), Low, John (rhythm on table)

  • Recordist

    Low, John

  • Description

    Item notes: Song content: courtship and marriage of a pretty girl by the singer (song is followed by a demo of the 2nd voice). Performer notes: Agade belongs to Luhya [Luyia] culture group.

  • Metadata record:

    View full metadata for this item