Film, Video Winyo: Benga & Traditional Music from Kenya. Benga & Traditional Music from Kenya

About this Item

Title

  • Winyo: Benga & Traditional Music from Kenya.

Other Title

  • Benga & Traditional Music from Kenya

Summary

  • Winyo performs traditional Luo songs infused with witty storylines, Afro fusion, Afro jazz, and Benga (a mix of contemporary music with traditional Kenyan Luo music in which the guitar is played to mimic a Luo eight-string lyre called a nyatiti). Winyo sings in Dholuo, Swahili and English.

Names

  • Library of Congress.
  • American Folklife Center, sponsoring body.

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2014-07-01.

Headings

  • -  Culture, Performing Arts

Notes

  • -  Classification: Music and Books on Music.
  • -  Winyo.
  • -  Recorded on 2014-07-01.
  • -  Researchers.

Medium

  • 1 online resource

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021687547

Online Format

  • video
  • image

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Credit Line: Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body American Folklife Center. Winyo: Benga & Traditional Music from Kenya. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -07-01, 2014. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021687547/.

APA citation style:

Library Of Congress & American Folklife Center, S. B. (2014) Winyo: Benga & Traditional Music from Kenya. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -07-01. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021687547/.

MLA citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body American Folklife Center. Winyo: Benga & Traditional Music from Kenya. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -07-01, 2014. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021687547/>.