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Mangenengene

Name: Mangenengene.
Type: Idiophones > Percussion > Bells > Ankle >
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 111.242
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Country: South Africa.
Region: Africa.

Description: The mangenengene are a cluster of metal bells of the Southern Soho people of South Africa. The bells are attached to a chest strap or harness as apart of dancing costumes. An alternative term, lifaha, refers more to decorative bells than musical bells.

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