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MR.1954.1.1-6

Basic facts:

 country   province   region   village   people   group   date   collector 
 Rwanda      Kigali   Mazane   Hutu      Apr 1954   Zending Scohy-Stroobants 

Language and title:

original language: Kinyarwanda
title in original language: Nyangezi
title in English: Nyangezi (man's name)

Musical composition:

 type   # performers   instrument (type)   singing voice 
 Solo    1   unknown   GIRL 
 Group   20   (handclapping)   GIRL 

Characteristics:

general: responsorial
function: praise song
length: 3:17 min.

Performers:

unknown

Fragment:

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Remarks:

Mazane is an island in Lake Ruhero. They dance three times during this song. The dancers of Chief Nyangezi are honored, he was the chief of Buhoma and Bushiru in northwestern Rwanda.


Tempo: help

tempo
average156.05
median157.89
minimum122.45
maximum181.82
standaard deviation9.15
regression factor0.04

Pitch: help

Tessitura

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Octave reduced tone scale

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All pitch candidates

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Melodic progress (fragment)

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