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Title:The rethoric of Luyia folk song
Author:Kemoli, Arthur
Year:1972
Periodical:Journal of Eastern African Research and Development
Volume:2
Issue:2
Pages:87-99
Language:English
Geographic term:Kenya
Subject:songs (form)
Abstract:Reproduces and comments on 10 original folk-songs, with translation, presented by the Luyia singers from the western part of Kenya. In the A.'s opinion one has to look at folk-songs as literature, by which one gets more insight into the people's social and political milieu. In this paper some musical aspects of the songs are discussed too. Notes.
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