Meru

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Title Audio Collection Descriptionsort icon Composer Date All terms
Meru washi |

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ILAM

Dance song about the love between a brother and sister. The song is accompanied by the horn. Refer ILAM field card D7C9

Senduwa Selukoki (Composer/Performer)
Meru men (Performer)

1950-10-02 Chaga | dance | East African | ILAM | men and women | Meru | Meru | Meru washi | Selukoki,Senduwa | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional | Wembe side blown horn
Marrite |

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ILAM

Dance song for men and women, alternating solo voices supported by humming in unison with drone effect. Refer ILAM field card D7C10

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

1950-10-02 Chaga | dance | Drone | East African | Humming in unison | ILAM | Melany Mewarali | men and women | Meru | Meru | Solo | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional
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
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 | 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
Mfwa kipanga | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR2512.

Melany Mewarall (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-00-00 Chaga | Dance song | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Melany Mewarali | Meru | Meru | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Ufina dance song
Meru washi | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR2517.

Seduwa Selukoki (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-00-00 Chaga | Dance song | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Meru | Meru | Meru washi dance song | Seduwa Selukoki | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Wembe horn
Marrite | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR2517.

Melany Mewarall (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-00-00 Chaga | Dance song | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Marrite dance song | Melany Mewarali | Meru | 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
Nabobo | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR2564.

Melany Mewarali (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Chaga | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kapsabet | Kenya | Melany Mewarali | Meru | Meru | Spell | Spell-breaking song
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