| Malawi || || Livingstone || || Tumbuka || Henga || 1957 || Hugh Tracey |
Language and title:
original language: Tumbuka/Henga
title in original language: Chikulamayembe Gondwe
title in English:
| type || # performers || instrument (type) || singing voice
| Group || unknown || -
|| MALE |
function: praise song
length: 2:41 min.
Alick Mpusi Mutali
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"The Sound of Africa Series - Sons d'Afrique Series"
Reference AMA. TR-54
Chief Chikulamayembe Gondwe is the Paramount Chief of the Henga people in northern Malawi. This song is sung by men of his tribe in praise of his sagacity and integrity as a great man.
Octave reduced tone scale
All pitch candidates
Melodic progress (fragment)