Kenya vs Nyatiti - What's the difference?
As a proper noun kenya
As a noun nyatiti is
a traditional type of lyre with eight strings, used by the luo people of kenya.
(en proper noun
Country in Eastern Africa. Official name: Republic of Kenya.
A traditional type of lyre with eight strings, used by the Luo people of Kenya.
*2001 , Okumba Miruka, Oral Literature of the Luo , EAEP 2001, p. 14:
*:The premier Luo musical instrument is the nyatiti , a lyre of eight strings converging inside a hide resonator, all housed in a trapezoid wooden frame.
*2000 , Radano/Bohlman, Music and the Racial Imagination , p. 373:
*:Recently, some nyatiti performers have collaborated with guitarists in beautiful combined productions.
*1999 , Simon Broughton et al., Rough Guide to World Music , p. 522:
*:A quiet, largely acoustic CD with beautiful melodies and captivating rhythms that starts with nyatiti , praise songs and local rhythms.