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Litungu Music

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The litungu is a seven-stringed lyre and is the main musical instrument of the Bukusu people of Kenya (Masasabi 2010), who also refer to it as ‘lusia,’ which literally means ‘a string.’ The words ‘lusia lulayi’ are used to describe good...