Mwomboko | East African

Title: 
Mwomboko
Audio: 

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Description: 

A topical song with accordian and struck iron. The accordian is used as a ground which creates a happy noise but has little, if any, melodic or harmonic relationship to the tonality or mode of the voice.
Song to accompany a town dance in which men and women dance together in pairs, after the fashion of Europeans.
Further details refer ILAM field card number: F3B 6

Artist(s): 

Chinda Kamwana (Performer)

Date: 
1952-05-24
Format: 

78 RPM Shellac Record

Format: 

00:02:49

Format: 

Sound Forge V. 8

Format: 

Technics SP - 10 MK II direct drive turntable

Format: 

Vestax BDT - 2500 belt drive turntable

Format: 

Studer Revox Interface SP 10-8

Source: 

Shellac record number: TP3032

Source: 

Master number : XYZ7234

Source: 

Recording number: 7234

Source: 

Research number: F3B 6

Source: 

Tape number: F 52

Source: 

Sound of Africa series number: TR-159 B2

Rights: 

International Library of African Music

Publisher: 

International Library of African Music

Identifier (disa): 
mus1952-05-24.036.018.TP3032-XYZ7234
Identifier (original): 
TP3032-XYZ7234
Identifier (greenstone export db): 
6761