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Folk music of Kenya

George W. Senoga-Zake

Folk music of Kenya

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Published by Uzima Press in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya,
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Folk music -- Kenya -- History and criticism.,
    • Folk dance music -- Kenya -- History and criticism.,
    • Musical instruments -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeorge W. Senoga-Zake.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML3760 .S45 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 185 p. :
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2371767M
      LC Control Number86981117

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