Kenneth Gourlay Uganda Collection

Raft zither demonstration

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:01:07

  • Cultures

    Tyap

  • Shelf mark

    2CDR0006175 (copy of C105/35 C5)

  • Recording date

    1977-05

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Ken Gourlay collection

  • Recordist

    Gourlay, Ken

  • Description

    All notes transcribed from spoken announcements on tape: [Gourlay's voice]: tuning of raft zither bought in Kagoro market saturday 28th May 1977, starting lowest notes...right hand...all 3 strings...repeat...testing 1,2,3 etc.; [raft zither demonstration]. [For detailed notes and cross references see: "A descriptive catalogue of recorded sound" compiled by Ken A Gourlay for the musicology section of the Centre for Nigerian Cultural Studies, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. See also: Ames, David W. and Gourlay, Ken A. (1978): "Kimkim: A Woman's Musical Pot" from African Arts 11 (2) p.63 for reference to raft zither].

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Raft zither demonstration

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