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Music of Africa Series, No. 2: Kenya

Recorder:
Tracey, Hugh (liner notes)  Search this
Performer:
Tracey, Hugh (liner notes)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 10 in.)
Culture:
Kenyans  Search this
Nande (Congolese and Ugandan people)  Search this
Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Place:
Kenya
Date:
195x
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-LP-3375

London.826
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
London 195x
General:
Introductory remarks by Hugh Tracey precede each selection. Program notes on container. Performer(s): Sung and played by musicians of the Nandi, Kipsigis, Luo, Nyika-Kambe, Cyika-Chonye, and Nyrika-Giriyama tribes.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Topic:
World music  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-LP-3375
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / LP
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5aa4b408a-647d-4133-9c9d-8968a6c91b00
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref17718

University Research Expeditions Program: Kenya and Tanzania videos

Extent:
77 Videocassettes (Betacam) (27 hours, color sound)
Culture:
Rendile (African people)  Search this
Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videocassettes (betacam)
Video recordings
Place:
Africa, East
Kenya
Tanzania
Date:
1986
Scope and Contents:
Videotape field project shot by Ken Forsyth in Africa for the University Research Expeditions Program, University of California, Berkeley, focusses on three groups in Kenya and Tanzania. Videotapes of the Rendille, pastoralists from northern Kenya are concerned primarily with water resources and capture daily life includng scenes of young men digging wells, women collecting water and loading camels, traditional housing, camels in satellite camps managed by young warriors and various interviews about issues of water and sedentarization and shrinking acess to pasture with Rendille elders, a local missionary and the director of a UNESCO project in the Rendille area. The videotapes of the Barabaig, a pastoralist group of the Nilotic Datoga of central Tanzania was shot in conjunction with the Tanzanian National Museum material culture collecting project and documents pottery making, blacksmithing, prepartion of a beaded hide skirt and various images of daily life. The videotapes of the Luo from central Kenya around Kisumu document tradtional healers and includes scenes of the village, collecting and pressing plants and interviews with traditional healers.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Local Number:
HSFA 2012.7.1
Provenance:
Received from Jean Colvin and the University of California, Berkeley in 2012.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Barabaig (African people)  Search this
Water-supply  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Blacksmithing  Search this
Beadwork  Search this
Shamans  Search this
Traditional medicine  Search this
Medicinal plants  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
University Research Expeditions Program: Kenya and Tanzania videos, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.2012.07
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University Research Expeditions Program: Kenya and Tanzania videos
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9dc6f24cd-0112-44ac-9cb4-2dd7f7cdc004
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-2012-07

World Library of Folk and Primitive Music: British East Africa

Producer:
Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002  Search this
Performer:
Ishla, Kasomangila Husen  Search this
Isike, Husumi  Search this
Knuluwa, Ramadhani  Search this
Athman, Salumu  Search this
Nyakayonga, Yohana  Search this
Kawambwa, Mashaka  Search this
Isak, Bayu  Search this
Tride, Ngoie  Search this
Muswankuli, Misaki  Search this
waMamzatu, Pondekane  Search this
Tugwenderwawa, Bachumirwa  Search this
Soko, James Gwezhe  Search this
Kitunga, Ngayamiso  Search this
Alidor, Kankolongo  Search this
Moyo, Mukomondera  Search this
Mwanagona, Mugadzikwa  Search this
ba Kabaka, Abalere  Search this
Phiri, Benson  Search this
Mkwawa, Pancras  Search this
Kamanga, Beti  Search this
bin Seliman, Habib  Search this
Òtuama, Daudi  Search this
Waliaula, Maundo  Search this
Sigauke, Muchaenda  Search this
Mulope, Albert  Search this
Selemani, Idi  Search this
Makhetha, Simon  Search this
Kabanyokekile, Kyomile  Search this
Mayele, Kanga  Search this
Bibi, Mwana  Search this
Ntimbo Royal Drummers  Search this
Entenga Royal Drummers  Search this
Kitamba Kilakala Royal Drummers  Search this
Muchabalwa  Search this
Remigion  Search this
Richard  Search this
Barotseland Patriotic Society. Choir  Search this
Teacher Training College Choir  Search this
Recorder:
Tracey, Hugh  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ramsey, Frederic, 1915-1995  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Container:
Box LP, Item 89
Culture:
Tanzanians  Search this
Ugandans  Search this
Congolese  Search this
Mozambiqueans  Search this
Zimbabweans  Search this
Malawians  Search this
Rwandans  Search this
Kenyans  Search this
Lesotho  Search this
Nyamwezi (African people)  Search this
Nyoro (African people)  Search this
Ganda (African people)  Search this
Zaramo (African people)  Search this
Luba (African people)  Search this
Chopi (African people)  Search this
Zezuru (African people)  Search this
Shona (African people)  Search this
Chewa (African people)  Search this
Hehe (African people)  Search this
Tongans  Search this
Haya (African people)  Search this
Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people)  Search this
Kusu (African people)  Search this
Ndau (African people)  Search this
Lozi (African people)  Search this
Sotho (African people)  Search this
Giryama (African people)  Search this
Swahili-speaking peoples  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Place:
Tanzania
Uganda
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Mozambique
Zimbabwe
Malawi
Rwanda
Kenya
Lesotho
South Africa
Botswana
Zimbabwe -- Songs and music
Contents:
Music from Tanganyika -- Uganda -- Dar es Salaam -- Belgian Congo -- Mozambique -- Rhodesia -- Nyasaland -- Kenya -- Basutoland.
Track Information:
101 Manvanga Drum Rhythms / Husumi Isike, Ramadhani Knuluwa, Salumu Athman. Drum.

102 Ntimbo Drum Rhythms / Ntimbo Royal Drummers, Yohana Nyakayonga. Drum.

103 Nsiriba Ya Munange Katego / Entenga Royal Drummers. Drum.

104 Mitamba Yalagala Kumchuzi / Kitamba Kilakala Royal Drummers, Mashaka Kawambwa. Drum.

105 Sabata / Bayu Isak, Ngoie Tride. Drum,Rattle (Musical instrument),Xylophone.

106 Musinghasinga Yakora Egali / Misaki Muswankuli. Xylophone.

107 Hinganyengisa, Masingita / Pondekane waMamzatu. Xylophone.

108 Kyenda Ali Mugenyi / Bachumirwa Tugwenderwawa. Nyoro language.

109 Shumba / James Gwezhe Soko. Mbira.

110 Harusi / Ngayamiso Kitunga. Mbira.

111 Kasadi Ngandu / Kankolongo Alidor. Mbira.

112 Citombe / Mukomondera Moyo. Mbira.

113 Chrombo Weye Nditerere / Mugadzikwa Mwanagona. Mbira.

114 Teera Machangwa / Mukomondera Moyo. Friction bow.

115 Kwa Amguy Asina Keriva / Muchabalwa, Remigion, Richard. Friction bow.

116 Okuzanyira Ku Nyanja / Abalere ba Kabaka. Drum,Flute.

201 Manyanda / Benson Phiri. Singing gourd.

202 Hehe Song / Pancras Mkwawa. Tube zither.

203 Dale Wangu / Beti Kamanga. Raft zither.

204 Mugasha / Habib bin Seliman. Trough zither.

205 Naftali Ouko / Daudi Òtuama. Bells,Lyre. Luo language.

206 Wachonge / Maundo Waliaula. Lyre.

207 Wachonge / Maundo Waliaula. Lyre.

208 Pfeni Nengoma / Muchaenda Sigauke.

209 Teya-Teya / Albert Mulope, Barotseland Patriotic Society. Choir.

210 Pi Mcinanga / Teacher Training College Choir. Rattle (Musical instrument).

211 Kamwezi Sensa Muyaya / Idi Selemani. Goblet drum.

212 Mong'a Kobo / Simon Makhetha.

213 Ali Majengo / Kyomile Kabanyokekile. Drum.

214 Samandoza-Iwe / Muchaenda Sigauke.

215 Safari Ya Msanga-Tifu / Kanga Mayele. Raft rattles.

216 Ufalume Ni Jambo Bora / Mwana Bibi. Drum,Rattle (Musical instrument),Oboe.

217 Lugendo Lwa Halaka / Kasomangila Husen Ishla. Drum,Bells.
Local Numbers:
RA-RAMS-LP-0089

Columbia.213
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
New York Columbia
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Topic:
World music  Search this
Drum  Search this
Rattle (Musical instrument)  Search this
Xylophone  Search this
Mbira  Search this
Friction bow  Search this
Flute  Search this
Singing gourd  Search this
Tube zither  Search this
Raft zither  Search this
Trough zither  Search this
Bells  Search this
Lyre  Search this
Goblet drum  Search this
Raft rattles  Search this
Oboe  Search this
Dance  Search this
Weddings  Search this
Hunting songs  Search this
Praise  Search this
Ballads  Search this
Work songs  Search this
Women  Search this
Collection Citation:
Frederic Ramsey audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RAMS, File RA-RAMS-LP-0089
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Frederic Ramsey audio recordings
Frederic Ramsey audio recordings / 33 1/3 RPM Records
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk596dfb8b5-a514-4bef-809f-99285ab8575c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rams-ref955

Snuff Bottle

Collector:
Diana S. Field  Search this
Donor Name:
Diana S. Field  Search this
Length - Object:
9.5 cm
Diameter - Object:
4 cm
Culture:
Luo  Search this
Object Type:
Snuff Bottle
Place:
Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
1 Jul 1997
Collection Date:
1966 to 1983
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
416097
USNM Number:
E427915-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/305ac80a0-5983-45f8-afe0-2e480ec2a4c2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8460627

Lamp

Collector:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Donor Name:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Length - Object:
15.2 cm
Width - Object:
11 cm
Culture:
Luo  Search this
Kenyan  Search this
Object Type:
Lamp
Place:
Kisumu, Nyanza Province, Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
20 Nov 1990
Collection Date:
1989
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
387100
USNM Number:
E425492-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b1432704-0489-433c-81bd-0a5fac92e106
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8458643

Lamp

Collector:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Donor Name:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Length - Object:
22 cm
Width - Object:
22 cm
Culture:
Luo  Search this
Ugandan  Search this
Object Type:
Lamp
Place:
Kisumu, Nyanza Province, Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
20 Nov 1990
Collection Date:
1980's
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
387100
USNM Number:
E425493-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/318330730-9d1f-4632-8e3c-02176a376183
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8458644

Lamp

Collector:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Donor Name:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Height - Object:
23 cm
Width - Object:
38 cm
Culture:
Luo  Search this
Object Type:
Lamp
Place:
Kisumu, Nyanza Province, Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
20 Nov 1990
Collection Date:
1980's
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
387100
USNM Number:
E425494-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39e25d4c1-1172-4170-84fa-26b7ebf57008
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8458645

Lamp

Collector:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Donor Name:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Height - Object:
29 cm
Width - Object:
33.5 cm
Culture:
Luo  Search this
Object Type:
Lamp
Place:
Kisumu, Nyanza Province, Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
20 Nov 1990
Collection Date:
1980's
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
387100
USNM Number:
E425495-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31920352e-ab28-4da6-b043-4a2d54bf9d99
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8458646

Lamp

Collector:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Donor Name:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Length - Object:
31.9 cm
Width - Object:
10.3 cm
Culture:
Luo  Search this
Object Type:
Lamp
Place:
Kisumu, Nyanza Province, Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
20 Nov 1990
Collection Date:
1988
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
387100
USNM Number:
E425496-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3613a5771-95de-4d96-8790-b2e1ef3db9d4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8458647

Toy Cooking Set

Collector:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Donor Name:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Maximum Length - Object:
20.1 cm
Diameter - Object:
10.3 cm
Height - Object:
10.4 cm
Culture:
Luo  Search this
Kenyan  Search this
Object Type:
Cooking Set
Place:
Kisumu, Nyanza Province, Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
20 Nov 1990
Collection Date:
1989
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
387100
USNM Number:
E425499-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/321a7c631-28a5-4ca6-af29-8a0518201e6c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8458650

Tray "Odhero"

Collector:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Donor Name:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Diameter - Object:
44.5 cm
Height - Object:
9.5 cm
Culture:
Luo  Search this
Object Type:
Tray
Place:
Kisumu, Nyanza Province, Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
20 Nov 1990
Collection Date:
1983 to 1987
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
387100
USNM Number:
E425547-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ab82db1f-ee87-4fa9-8612-375d5396d78b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8458699

Megaphone

Collector:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Donor Name:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Diameter - Object:
23.2 cm
Height - Object:
43.3 cm
Culture:
Luo  Search this
Object Type:
Megaphone
Place:
Kisumu, Nyanza Province, Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
20 Nov 1990
Collection Date:
1988
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
387100
USNM Number:
E425550-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36542d1ed-ff69-4ae3-8f20-20118b275d74
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8458702

Material products

Author:
Ocholla-Ayayo, A. B. C (Andrev B. C.) 1936-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people)  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Kenya
Date:
1980
Topic:
Material culture  Search this
Implements  Search this
Agricultural implements  Search this
Weapons, Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people)  Search this
Firemaking  Search this
Luo ironworking  Search this
Luo spears  Search this
Luo axes  Search this
Luo boats  Search this
Luo woodwork  Search this
Luo stools  Search this
Luo utensils  Search this
Luo baskets  Search this
Bow and arrow  Search this
Call number:
DT433.542 .)266X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_979300

The Luo girl : from infancy to marriage / by Simeon H. Ominde

Author:
Ominde, S. H (Simeon Hongo)  Search this
Physical description:
x, 69 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Kenya
Date:
1952
Topic:
Social life and customs  Search this
Women  Search this
Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people)--Social life and customs  Search this
Manners and customs  Search this
Call number:
HQ1796.5 .O55
HQ1796.5.O55
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_42393

The Lwoo

Author:
Crazzolara, J. P (Joseph Pasquale) -1976  Search this
Physical description:
3 v. in 1. illus. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1950
1954
C1950-54
Call number:
GN650 .C91
GN650.C91
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_29241

Positioning and making citizenship through Obama K'Ogelo Cultural Festivals in Siaya County, Kenya / Steve Ouma Akoth

Author:
Ouma, Steve  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Obama K'Ogelo Cultural Festival (Kenya)  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Kenya
Date:
2017
Topic:
Luo festivals  Search this
Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people)--Ethnic identity  Search this
Politics and culture  Search this
Call number:
PL8000.A1 A253
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1110433

Continuities and innovation in Luo song style : creating the Benga beat in Kenya 1960 to 1995 / Ian Eagleson

Author:
Eagleson, Ian  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Kenya
Date:
2014
Topic:
Benga (Music)  Search this
Music  Search this
Songs, Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people)  Search this
Guitarists  Search this
Guitar music  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Call number:
ML5 .A25
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1094935

The other Barack : the bold and reckless life of president Obama's father / Sally H. Jacobs

Author:
Jacobs, Sally H. 1957-  Search this
Subject:
Obama, Barack H (Barack Hussein) 1936-1982  Search this
Obama, Barack Family  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 297 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Kenya
Date:
2011
C2011
Topic:
Economists  Search this
Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_975009

Traditional patterns of building-constructions and their functions

Author:
Ocholla-Ayayo, A. B. C (Andrev B. C.) 1936-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Kenya
Date:
1980
Topic:
Dwellings  Search this
Luo settlement patterns  Search this
Luo families  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Luo thatched roofs  Search this
Thatched roofs  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Call number:
DT433.542 .)266X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_979299

Luo of Kenya / William Sytek

Author:
Sytek, William  Search this
Cross-Cultural Study of Ethnocentrism  Search this
Human Relations Area Files, inc  Search this
Physical description:
iv, 213 leaves ; 20 cm
Type:
Interviews
Place:
Kenya
Date:
1972
Topic:
Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people)  Search this
Ethnic relations  Search this
Call number:
DT433.545.L85 S99 1972
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_305861

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