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Title and Description
    Title:Imbalu Dance or Mwaga
    Date of Recording:2004-07-01
    Type of Recording:Circumcision Dance
    Description:A circumcision dance among the Bagisu people. It initiates boys to manhood.

Artist Information
    Group (ensemble):Inter-Class Competition 2004 in Music and Dance
    Group leader:Balikoowa Centurio
    Performers:Primary Seven M
    Composer:Traditional folk music

    Performance Venue:Amphitheater

    Language(s) (from list):Masaba
    Ethnic Group (from list):Bagisu
    Musical Instrument(s):1 small drum, 1 long drum, and 3 big drums tuned on different pitches and played by one person
    Musical Instrument(s) (from list):Membranophone--Drum--Small drum
Membranophone--Drum--Long drum

Rights and Technical Data
    Rights:Copyright © 2007 Vanderbilt University
    Ownership:Vanderbilt University
    Conditions of use:Click here for details
    Submitter:Balikoowa Centurio
    Local Identifier:8-06.rm
    Record Number:55