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MR.1954.1.17-2

Basic facts:

 country   province   region   village   people   group   date   collector 
 Burundi      Kitega   Bugenyusi   Hutu      Apr 1954   Zending Scohy-Stroobants 

Language and title:

original language: Kirundi
title in original language: Turi imanzi
title in English: We are brave

Musical composition:

 type   # performers   instrument (type)   singing voice 
 Solo    1   -   FEMALE 
 Solo    1   -   FEMALE 
 Group   unknown   -   FEMALE 

Characteristics:

general: responsorial
function: praise song
length: 2:51 min.

Performers:

unknown

Fragment:

not available online

Remarks:

Song in honor of Bakareke, chief of the Bugenyusi. He danced for the king, for Europeans, travelled to Rwanda, is bold...

The complete phrase from which the title is taken is: "Turi imanzi ntawaduhiga: We are brave, and no one can measure up to us".


Tempo: help

tempo
average139.55
median139.53
minimum107.14
maximum176.47
standaard deviation12.77
regression factor-0.12

Pitch: help

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