Zaramo

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Uchaucha kina mama | Folk - East African

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ILAM

An Mbeta pipe dance with Viyanzi vertical flutes, 2 friction sticks, and tin rattles.

"You are giving me a lot of trouble. Go and eat food prepared by my mother on a basket. You will find it better and different from food prepared on enamel plates which make your stomach bad."

The players start to play beginning with the pipe 3rd from the lowest. Each piper above them takes his rhythm from the next man below. If one fails to get started he holds up all the others above. The leader then comes along and gets his rhythm for him and his companions can then take up the rhythm until the treble player at last joins in.

Set of 13 pipes. The tuning of this set was as follows:- 584, 320, 440, 392, 336, 292, giving a pentatonic scale. The total range was just over two octaves.

1950-00-00 Dar-es-Salaam | Folk - East African | ILAM | Mbeta pipe dance | Selemani, Pembe | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Zaramo
Hongahonga lele | East African

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ILAM

An Mbeta pipe dance with Viyanzi vertical flutes, 2 friction sticks, and tin rattles.

The players start to play beginning with the pipe 3rd from the lowest. Each piper above them takes his rhythm from the next man below. If one fails to get started he holds up all the others above. The leader then comes along and gets his rhythm for him and his companions can then take up the rhythm until the treble player at last joins in.

Set of 13 pipes. The tuning of this set was as follows:- 584, 320, 440, 392, 336, 292, giving a pentatonic scale. The total range was just over two octaves.

1950-00-00 Dar-es-Salaam | East African | ILAM | Mbeta pipe dance | Selemani, Pembe | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Zaramo
Mjinja | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record no. AC1327

1960-08-00 East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Rattle | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Zaramo
Hanja hanja | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record no. AC1327

1960-08-00 Dance song | East African | ILAM | Rattle | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Zaramo
Mitamba yalagala kumchuzi Part 2 |

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ILAM

Madagoli dance song for men and women, accompanied by various drums and tin rattles. Refer ILAM field card number D3F2

Kitamba Kilaka (Performer)
Mashaka Kawambwa (Performer)
Zaramo men (Performer)

1950-06-25 dance | East African | Five goblet pegged and footed Drum | Folk | ILAM | Kawambwa,Mashaka | Kilaka,Kitamba | Madogoli | men and women | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Tin rattles | traditional | Zaramo | Zaramo
Mshatulo kwenda ovyo |

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ILAM

Madagoli dance song for men and women, accompanied by various drums and tin rattles. Refer ILAM field card number D3F3

Kitamba Kilaka (Performer)
Mashaka Kawambwa (Performer)
Zaramo men (Performer)

1950-06-25 dance | East African | Five goblet pegged and footed Drum | Folk | Four cylindrical pegged Drum | ILAM | Kawambwa,Mashaka | Kilaka,Kitamba | Madogoli | men and women | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Tin rattles | traditional | Zaramo | Zaramo
Mshatulo kwenda ovyo |

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ILAM

Madagoli dance song for men and women, accompanied by various drums and tin rattles. Refer ILAM field card number D3F3

Kitamba Kilaka (Performer)
Mashaka Kawambwa (Performer)
Zaramo men (Performer)

1950-06-25 Call and response | dance | East African | Five goblet pegged and footed Drum | Folk | Four cylindrical pegged Drum | ILAM | Kawambwa,Mashaka | Kilaka,Kitamba | Madogoli | men and women | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Tin rattles | traditional | Zaramo | Zaramo
Mshatulo Kwenda ovyo | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number: CR2546.

M. Kawambwa (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Dance song | Daressalaam | Drum | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kawambwa,Mashaka | Tanzania | Zaramo | Zaramo
Mitamba Yalagala Kumchuzi | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number: CR2546.

M. Kawambwa (Performer)
K. Kilakala (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Dance song | Daressalaam | Drum | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kawambwa,Mashaka | Kilaka,Kitamba | Tanzania | Zaramo | Zaramo
Mitamba yalagala kumchuzi |

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ILAM

Madagoli dance song for men and women

Mashaka kawambwa (Performer)

1950-06-25 Drum | East African | ILAM | Kawambwa,Mashaka | Rattle | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Zaramo | Zaramo
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