Meru

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Title Audio Collection Descriptionsort icon Composer Date All terms
Meru washi |

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ILAM

Dance song about the love between a brother and sister. The song is accompanied by the horn. Refer ILAM field card D7C9

Senduwa Selukoki (Composer/Performer)
Meru men (Performer)

1950-10-02 Chaga | dance | East African | ILAM | men and women | Meru | Meru | Meru washi | Selukoki,Senduwa | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional | Wembe side blown horn
Marrite |

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ILAM

Dance song for men and women, alternating solo voices supported by humming in unison with drone effect. Refer ILAM field card D7C10

Melany Mewarali (Composer/Performer)
Meru men and women (Performer)

1950-10-02 Chaga | dance | Drone | East African | Humming in unison | ILAM | Melany Mewarali | men and women | Meru | Meru | Solo | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional
Manini |

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ILAM

Embrukoi dance song for men and women about how to retrieve lost cattle. The song is performed by 600 men and women and accompanied by a side blown horn. Refer ILAM field card D7C8

Mbolele Sabulon (Composer/Performer)
Meru men (Performer)

1950-10-02 Chaga | dance | East African | Embrukoi | ILAM | Mbolele Sabulon | men and women | Meru | Meru | Retrieving lost cattle | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Wembe side blown horn
Luibri |

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ILAM

Fighting song about their victory of the Masai and the white coloniser having taken their land. The song is accompanied by bells and introduced with the scaping sound of spear ends on their shields. Refer ILAM field card D7C14

Benet Lolubo (Composer/Performer)
Meru men (Performer)

1950-10-02 Chaga | Colonial | East African | fighting | ILAM | Kisengele bells | Lolubo,Benet | Masai beaten | Meru | Meru | Scraping noise | Shield | Song | Spears | Tanganyika | Tanzania | White men
Luibiri |

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ILAM

Folk music - Fighting song with Kisegele bells and accompanied by Meru me.
Further details refer ILAM field card (D7C14)

Benet Lolubo (Performer)
Lolubo, B. (Performer)

1950-10-02 bell | Chaga | East African | Fighting song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kisengele | Lolubo,Benet | Meru | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Kinyakinya |

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ILAM

Folk music - Party song with Kisengele bells and Meru men and women.
Further details refer ILAM field card (D7C15)

Melany Mewarali (Performer)

1950-10-02 bell | Chaga | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kisengele | Melany Mewarali | Meru | Party song | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Nabobo |

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ILAM

Folk music - Spell breaking song with Meru menand women.
Further details refer ILAM field card (D7C16)

Melany Mewarali (Performer)
Mewarali, M. (Performer)

1950-10-02 Chaga | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Melany Mewarali | Meru | Mewarali,M. | Spell-breaking song | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Manyanga |

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ILAM

Folk music - Ufina dance song with Meru men and women.
Further details refer ILAM field card (D7C13)

Melany Mewarali (Performer)

1950-10-02 Chaga | Dance music | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Melany Mewarali | Meru | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Kunyai |

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ILAM

Folk music - Ufina dance song with Meru men.
Further details refer ILAM field card (D7C12)

Lesu (Composer)
Senduwa Selukoki (Performer)

1950-10-02 Chaga | Dance music | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lesu | Meru | Selukoki,Senduwa | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Greeting song | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record no. AC1327

1960-08-00 Chaga | East African | Greeting song | ILAM | Meru | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Unaccompanied
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