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MR.1959.13.2-A6

Basic facts:

 country   province   region   village   people   group   date   collector 
 Eritrea      Gura Valley            1951   Leslau Wolf 

Language and title:

original language:
title in original language:
title in English:

Musical composition:

 type   # performers   instrument (type)   singing voice 
 Solo    1   Masonquo (lyre)   - 
 Solo    1   -   MALE 

Characteristics:

general: instrumental, solo
function: love song
length: unknown

Performers:

unknown

Fragment:

not available online

Remarks:

"Folk Music of Ethiopia"
Solo singing with the Masonquo: note that this instrument is the same as the one played by King David in the temple, according to some scripture. In the Ethiopian-Eritrean region, the masonquo is the instrument of love songs.
recorded in Tigray, northern province of current Ethiopia


Tempo: help

tempo
average116.99
median117.65
minimum95.23
maximum130.43
standaard deviation4.21
regression factor-0.01

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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