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date: 05 December 2019

Ligubhu [ligubo]locked

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[ligubo]

Unbraced gourd-resonated musical bow of the Swazi people of Swaziland and South Africa. It is similar in construction and use to the Zulu ugubhu, but the two fundamental pitches, open and stopped, are often a whole tone apart (as with the Xhosa uhadi) rather than a semitone, and a wire string is used. The ...

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