Zaramo

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ILAM

Song accompanied by scraping sound which could be a rattle. ILAM field card number is unknown but possibly D3E3

Unknown (Performer)

1950-00-00 Call and response | East African | Friction sticks | ILAM | Male singing | Rattle | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Zaramo
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
Uchaucha kina mama |

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ILAM

Mbeta pipe dance
Further details refer ILAM field card (D3E6)

Pembe Selemani (Performer)

1950-06-24 Daressalaam | East African | Flute | Flute ensemble | ILAM | Pembe Selemani | Rattle | Sticks | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Zaramo | Zaramo
Uchaucha kina mama |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1568

Pembe Selemani (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Dance song | Daressalaam | East African | Flute | Folk music | Friction stick | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mbeta dance | Mbeta pipe dance | Pembe Selemani | Rattle | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Tin rattle | Viyanzi flute | Zaramo | Zaramo
Uchaucha kina mama |

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ILAM

Mbeta pipe dance for young men, performed on pipes, friction sticks, and tin rattle. Refer ILAM field card D3E6

Zaramo young men (Performer)

1950-06-24 dance | Daressalaam | East African | ensemble | Friction sticks | ILAM | Mbeta | Pembe Selemani | Pipe | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Tin rattle | Zaramo | Zaramo
Uchaucha kina mama |

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ILAM

Mbeta pipe dance with various wind instruments accompanied by rattles and friction sticks. Refer ILAM field card number D3E4

Zaramo young men (Performer)
Pembe Selemani (Performer)

1950-06-24 Call and response | East African | Folk | Friction sticks | ILAM | Male singing | Mbeta | Pembe Selemani | Pipes | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Tin rattles | traditional | Viyanzi vertical flute | Zaramo | Zaramo
Uchaucha kina mama |

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ILAM

Mbeta pipe dance with various wind instruments accompanied by rattles and friction sticks. Refer ILAM field card number D3E4

Zaramo young men (Performer)
Pembe Selemani (Performer)

1950-06-24 Call and response | East African | Folk | Friction sticks | ILAM | Male singing | Mbeta | Pembe Selemani | Pipes | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Tin rattles | traditional | Viyanzi vertical flute | Zaramo | Zaramo
Njinga masikio uzibe | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR2558.

Pembe Selemani (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Dance song | Daressalaam | East African | Fighting song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Pembe Selemani | Pipe dance | Rattle | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Viyanzi flute ensemble | Zaramo | Zaramo
Mzelu kaga |

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ILAM

Story song. Further details refer ILAM field card (D3F13)

Ramazani Mfaumbe (Performer)

1950-06-25 Daressalaam | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Ramazani Mfaumbe | Story Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | 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
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