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ID: 300214337
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300214337

 

Record Type: concept
mbilas (<xylophones: gourd-resonated>, xylophones, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Xylophones of southern Africa with gourd resonators, each having a hole in the side covered by a membrane; when the keys above are struck, the air in the gourds vibrates causing the membranes to sound a buzzing tone.
 
Terms:
mbilas (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
mbila (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
mbila (Dutch,AD,U,U)
timbila (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
mbila's (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
m'bila (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
balafón (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,SN)
mbira (C,U,Spanish,UF,U,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Sound Devices (hierarchy name)
........ Sound Devices (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of sound devices (equipment)
............ sound devices (equipment) (G)
Hierarchy of <sound devices by acoustical characteristics>
................ <sound devices by acoustical characteristics> (G)
Hierarchy of idiophones
.................... idiophones (G)
Hierarchy of struck idiophones
........................ struck idiophones (G)
Hierarchy of directly struck idiophones
............................ directly struck idiophones (G)
Hierarchy of percussion idiophones
................................ percussion idiophones (G)
Hierarchy of percussion idiophones: solid-bodied
.................................... percussion idiophones: solid-bodied (G)
Hierarchy of xylophones
........................................ xylophones (G)
Hierarchy of <xylophones: gourd-resonated>
............................................ <xylophones: gourd-resonated> (G)
Hierarchy of mbilas
................................................ mbilas (G)

Additional Parents:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Components (hierarchy name)
.... Components (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of components (objects parts)
........ components (objects parts) (G)
Hierarchy of <components by specific context>
............ <components by specific context> (G)
Hierarchy of sound device components
................ sound device components (G)
Hierarchy of mirlitons
.................... mirlitons (G)
Hierarchy of mbilas
........................ mbilas (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Slaginstrumenten, waarvan de klankbodems bestaan uit kalebassen met een door een trommelvel bedekt gat in de zijkant; bespeeld door het aanslaan van toetsen; Zuidelijk-Afrika. 

Sources and Contributors:
balafón............  [CDBP-SNPC]
.................  Tranchefort, Los Instrumentos Musicales (1994)
mbila............  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
..............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
..............  Diagram Group, Musical Instruments of the World (1976) illustration, 119
..............  Etnomusicologisch Centrum
..............  Marcuse, Musical Instruments Dictionary (1975)
..............  Personal Communication Sam Quigley, BMFA, at outside review at AAT 2/28/92.
..............  Sadie, New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (1984) illustration
m'bila............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred]
.................  Tranchefort, Los Instrumentos Musicales (1994)
mbilas............  [VP Preferred]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
mbila's............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Etnomusicologisch Centrum
mbira............  [CDBP-SNPC]
..............  Randel, Diccionario Harvard de Música (1997)
timbila............  [VP]
.................  Sadie, New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (1984)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  Etnomusicologisch Centrum
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Etnomusicologisch Centrum

 

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