Swahili

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Titlesort icon Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Bombalaka | Central African

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ILAM

Bikinya type dance song about a bachelor. The song is accompanied by a guitar. Refer ILAM field card F1T12

Jean Bosco Mwenda (Composer/Performer)

1952-02-03 Belgian Congo | Bikinya | Central African | Congo | Dance music | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | ILAM | Katanga | Mwenda,Jean Bosco | Swahili | Town dance
Bombalaka | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number: CR2631.

Mwenda Jean Bosco (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-00-00 Belgian Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | East African | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Jadoiville | Mwenda,Jean Bosco | Swahili | Town dance
Bonne Annee 1751 | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number: CR2760.

Oroclos (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-00-00 East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Ombiza,Charles | Oroclos | Swahili | Tanzania
Bonne Annee 1951 |

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ILAM

Further information refer ILAM field card number F4R-4.

Oroclos (Performer)
Charles Ombiza (Learder and Composer)

1952-08-23 Belgian Congo | Bottle with friction stick | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | ILAM | Ngwana | Ombiza,Charles | Oroclos | Stanleyville | Swahili | Topical song
Bonne Annee 1951 |

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ILAM

Further information refer ILAM field card number F4R-4.

Oroclos (Performer)
Charles Ombiza (Composer)

1952-08-23 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Friction stick | Guitar | ILAM | Ngwana | Ombiza,Charles | Oroclos | Rumba | Stanleyville | Swahili | Topical song
Bosco Pishi | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1161

Jean Bosco Mwenda (Performer)
Jean Bosco Mwenda (Composer)

1905-05-04 Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | East African | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mwenda,Jean Bosco | Struck bottle | Swahili | Tanzania | Vocal
Boyati |

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM filed card number XYZ6038

Bom Ambaron (Composer)
Bom Ambaron (Performer)

1950-05-25 Amberon,Bom | Daressalaam | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Swahili | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Violin solo
Brasho Dawa Ya Shaba | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recording) number: CR077

Chipukizi Rumba (Performer)
Composer not specified

1951-00-00 Chipukizi Rumba | Dance Band | Dance song | Drum | East African | Flute | Guitar | Ibrahim,Abdala | ILAM | Kenya | Popular music | Swahili | Swahili rumba | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Vocal | Whistle
Brasho Dawa Ya Shaba | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (Commercial Recordings) number: CR0110

Chipukizi Rumba (Performer)
Composer not specified

1951-00-00 banjo | Chipukizi Rumba | Dance Band | Dance music | Drum | East African | Guitar | Ibrahim,Abdala | ILAM | Kazoo | Mandoline | Mwanza | Popular music | Rumba | Swahili | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Vocal | Whistle
Bustani mzuri; Beautiful Garden |

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ILAM

Swahili rumba dance performed by Dar es Salaam Jazz Band
Refer ILAM field card D3D3

Shabani Abdalla Njuja
Dar es Salaam Jazz Band

1950-06-22 dance | Dar-es-Salaam Jazz Band | East African | ILAM | Instrumental | Jazz | Mwankewa,Shabani Abdallah | Nguja | Rumba | singing | Swahili | Swahili | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Western instruments
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