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English: The nyatiti is a five to eight-stringed plucked lyre from Kenya. It is a classical instrument played by the Luo people of Western Kenya, typically in Benga music. It is about two to three feet long. The player holds it to his chest while seated on a low stool. Usually it is played together with the oporo, a curved horn.
Français : La nyatiti est un instrument de musique traditionnel originaire du Kenya. C'est une lyre jouée par les Luo du lac Victoria. Elle est issue de l'Égypte antique (Moyen Empire) avant d'être adoptée par la civilisation des Pharaons noirs de Nubie (Basse époque) d'où proviennent les Luo.
Italiano: Il niatiti è uno strumento musicale tradizionale a corde, tipico delle popolazioni Luo dell'Africa centrale, come l'orutu ed il kayamba.

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