Transcription of Mangwilo xylophone music from film strips

  • Gerhard Kubik Austria
Keywords: Xylophone -- Mozambique, Xylophone music -- Mozambique, Ethnomusicology -- Mozambique


The purpose of this paper is twofold: firstly to explain a method of transcribing African instrumental music, and secondly to give information on the structure of the Mangwilo xylophone music of the Alomwe and Ashirima in Northern Mozambique.
How to Cite
Kubik, G. “Transcription of Mangwilo Xylophone Music from Film Strips”. African Music: Journal of the International Library of African Music, Vol. 3, no. 4, June 1965, pp. 35-51, doi:

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