Folk

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Untitled |

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ILAM

Chant-like song performed by lead male voice, which is supported by a group singing and ululating in the background. ILAM field card number is unknown

Unknown (Performer)

1900-01-00 Chant-like | Choir support | Folk | ILAM | Lead voice | Song | Taditional | Ululation | Unaccompanied
Untitled |

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ILAM

Man reciting a poem or a prayer. It is unaccompanied. ILAM field card number is unknown

Unknown (Performer)

1900-01-00 Folk | ILAM | Male voice | Poetry | prayer | religious | Verse
Uswezi 1 |

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ILAM

Uswezi divination song performed in a unique cult language, accompanied by gourd rattles. Refer ILAM field card number D3F4

Uwilula (Performer)
Nyamwezi women (Performer)

1950-06-25 Cult language | divination | East African | Folk | gourd rattles | ILAM | Nyamwezi | Nyamwezi | Power of magic | religious | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional | Uswezi | Uwilula
Uswezi 1 |

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ILAM

Uswezi divination song performed in a unique cult language, accompanied by gourd rattles. Refer ILAM field card number D3F4

Uwilula (Performer)
Nyamwezi women (Performer)

1950-06-25 Cult language | divination | East African | Folk | gourd rattles | ILAM | Nyamwezi | Nyamwezi | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional | Uswezi | Uwilula
Uswezi 2 |

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ILAM

Uswezi divination song performed in a unique cult language, accompanied by gourd rattles. Refer ILAM field card number D3F4

Uwilula (Performer)
Nyamwezi women (Performer)

1950-06-25 Cult language | divination | East African | Folk | gourd rattles | ILAM | Nyamwezi | Nyamwezi | Power of magic | religious | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional | Uswezi | Uwilula
Uswezi 2 |

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ILAM

Uswezi divination song performed in a unique cult language, accompanied by gourd rattles. Refer ILAM field card number D3F4

Uwilula (Performer)
Nyamwezi women (Performer)

1950-06-25 Cult language | divination | East African | Folk | gourd rattles | ILAM | Nyamwezi | Nyamwezi | Power of magic | religious | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional | Uswezi | Uwilula
Wa selenge nina kitabu cha mauridi |

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ILAM

Love song which translates as My beloved, I have a book of prayers. Refer ILAM field card number D3F6

Idi Selemani (Performer)
Nyamwezi men and women (Performer)

1950-06-25 East African | Folk | Humorous | Idi Selemani | ILAM | Koran | love | Mauridi | Nyamwezi | Nyamwezi | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Wa selenge nina kitabu cha mauridi |

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ILAM

Love song which translates as My beloved, I have a book of prayers. Refer ILAM field card number D3F6

Idi Selemani (Performer)
Nyamwezi men and women (Performer)

1950-06-25 East African | Folk | Humorous | Idi Selemani | ILAM | Koran | love | Mauridi | Nyamwezi | Nyamwezi | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Yabulele Hiyari ngoma |

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ILAM

Hiyari ya Moyo dance song with call and response. The English title is This Hiyari dance is very foolish. Refer ILAM field card number D3F5

Idi Selemani (Performer)
Nyamwezi men and women (Performer)

1950-06-25 Call and response | dance | East African | Folk | Hiyari ya moyo | Idi Selemani | ILAM | Nyamwezi | Nyamwezi | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional | Vibrato singing
Yabulele Hiyari ngoma |

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ILAM

Hiyari ya Moyo dance song with call and response. The English title is This Hiyari dance is very foolish. Refer ILAM field card number D3F5

Idi Selemani (Performer)
Nyamwezi men and women (Performer)

1950-06-25 dance | East African | Folk | Hiyari ya moyo | Idi Selemani | ILAM | Nyamwezi | Nyamwezi | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional | Vibrato singing
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