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|Tune for Ligombo Zithe | East African||
Tune for Ligombo zither. Further details refer ILAM record no. AC1327
|1960-08-00||East African | Hehe | ILAM | Instrumental | Ligombo | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Zither|
|Wamusha daka | Central African||
Further details refer to ILAM record AC1327.
|1960-08-00||Central African | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Swahili | Tanganyika | Tanzania|
|The Sound of Africa (Part 2 of 2) | Central African||
Indigenous music. Further details refer ILAM record no 2475
|1955-03-15||Central African | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mbira | Tanzania | Tracey, Hugh|
|Tang'oroki neirut olodwa airora | East African||
An Osingolio Longishu cattle song. "The Germans are nothing to us. They were defeated by the English. We are not sleeping and will fight for our country. We love our country and our cattle."
The Arusha tribe fought on several occasions against the Germans during their early occupation of Tanganyika. Different men take over the solo between the chorus refrains.
|1950-10-02||Arusha | Arusha Baraza | Arusha District | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Masai | Medurek,Baiyani | Tanganyika | Tanzania|
|Uchaucha kina mama | Folk - East African||
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|