nitaimba sifa (satb)


  • Catalog ID: S-383
  • First Line: nitaimba sifa, nitaimba sifa za mungu
  • Composer: Seth Ole Sululu
  • Voicing: satb
  • Solo: none
  • Accompaniment: percussion
  • Language: Swahili
  • Country: Tanzania
  • Other: africa, new for 2013, sacred
  • Score: View Score
  • Sound: Listen


The melody of this piece is freely composed by Seth Ole Sululu based upon typical melodic intervals and rhythms of the Wabena and Wahehe ethnic groups in Southern Tanzania.  Moving and dancing with the music is an integral element of the performance tradition.  Edited by Eric Johnson.