Meru

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Titlesort icon Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
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
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
Kinyakinya |

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ILAM

Simple melody which is sung. Further details refer to ILAM field card D7

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

1950-10-02 Chaga | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Kisengele bell | Melany Mewarali | Meru | Meru | Party song | Simple melody | 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
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
Luibiri | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR2564.

Benet Lolubo (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Chaga | East African | Fighting song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kapsabet | Kenya | Kisengele bells | Lolubo,Benet | Meru | Meru
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
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
Manini | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR2512.

Mbolele Sabulon (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-00-00 Chaga | Dance song | East African | Embrukoi dance song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mbolele Sabulon | Meru | Meru | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Wembe horn
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
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