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Title Audio Collection Description Composersort icon Artist(s) Date All terms
Shuru yaldeya muzundi | Southern African

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Story song

Chimunde Moyo (Performer)

1948-04-21 Bikita | Duma | Folk song | Karanga | Moyo,Chimude Mukangano | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Zimbabwe
Changaira | Southern African

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Frilia bow music

Ziragada Ziki Moyo (Performer)

1948-04-21 Bikita | Duma | Folk song | Karanga | Moyo,Zirabada Ziki | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Zimbabwe
Kurera mwana | Southern African

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Lullaby

Erina Lungirirai Shumba (Performer)

1948-04-21 Bikita | Duma | Erina Lungirirai Shumba | Folk song | Karanga | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Zimbabwe
Kutandara | Southern African

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Dance song for ngororombe dance

Nyakurira Runga (Performer)

1948-04-24 Flute ensemble | Gufende | Mrewa | Mukorekore | Ngororombe | Nyakurira Runga | panpipes | Pfungwe | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Zimbabwe
Mbedi wa Mambo | Southern African

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Dance song for ngororombe dance

Nyakurira Runga (Performer)

1948-04-24 Flute ensemble | Mrewa | Ngororombe | Nyakurira Runga | panpipes | Pfungwe | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Zimbabwe
Chacha muningwa | Southern African

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Unaccompanied vocal music

V. Mugure (Performer), Gunda men and women

1948-04-23 Aca pella | Folk song | Gunda | Hungwe | Mrewa | Mugure,V. | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Zimbabwe
Tamba wa guta; Chitombi | Southern African

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Drinking song

Chief Gunda (Performer)

1948-04-24 Folk song | Gunda | Hungwe | Rusapi | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Zimbabwe
Muroe wa Hama; Kurapa | Southern African

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Divining song

Chief Gunda (Performer), Gunda men and women (Accompaniment)

1948-04-23 Chief Gunda | Folk song | Gunda | Hungwe | Rusapi | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Zimbabwe
Tang'oroki neirut olodwa airora | East African

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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.

Baiyani Medurek (Performer)

1950-10-02 Arusha | Arusha Baraza | Arusha District | East African | Folk music | Masai | Medurek,Baiyani | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Zumani mwaya | East African

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A Msego mourning dance song with Kayamba raft rattles, a gourd horn and whistling. This Msego dance started with the sound of the horn, followed by the leader of the group who sings the first verse. This is repeated by the dancers whistling the melody twice over after which the dance proper begins with rattles. Details from ILAM field card D7N - 7 & 8

Chandaruwa Waya and Giryama men

1950-00-00 Chandaruwa Waya | East African | Folk music | Ginyama | Giryama | Gourd horn | Indigenous music | Kayamba raft rattle | Kenya | Malindi district | Nika | Whistling