The browser contains 10 records per page. Use the pager at the bottom of the page to navigate to additional pages
For more information about each record click the Title link in the page below
Alternatively all "orange" words below are links to records which have been so tagged

  1. Composer: Shabani Abdalla NjujaDar es Salaam Jazz Band | 1950/06/22 | dance, Dar-es-Salaam Jazz Band, East African, Instrumental, Jazz, Mwankewa,Shabani Abdallah, Nguja, Rumba, singing, Swahili, Swahili, Tanganyika, Tanzania, Western instruments, ILAM | Swahili rumba dance performed by Dar es Salaam Jazz BandRefer ILAM field card D3D3
  2. Composer: Rashda Ahmed Nyamwezi women | 1950/07/18 | dance, East African, Kumba, Luba, men, Nyamwezi women, Rashda Ahmed, Song, Songa, Tanganyika, Tanzania, women, ILAM | Kumba dance song for men and womenRefer ILAM field card D4C9
  3. Artist(s): Group Manjacaziana (Performer)Leader Moises Ribeiro Manjati (Composer/Performer) | Composer: Group Manjacaziana (Performer)Leader Moises Ribeiro Manjati (Composer/Performer) | 1950/11/01 | dance, Drum, Group Manjacaziana, Guitar, Mandoline, Manjati,Moises Ribeiro, Mozambique, Popular, Portuguese, Portuguese East Africa, Samba, Southern African, urban, ILAM | Samba dance performed on mandoline and guitars, with shakers in the background. The English title is The Chopi. Refer ILAM field card number D8H5
  4. Artist(s): Randolph Simmons (Leader)The Casablanca Steel Orchestra (Performer) | Composer: Randolph SimmonsThe Casablanca Steel Orchestra | 1900-01-00 | Calypso, Caribbean, Clarinet, Creole, dance, Guitar, Popular music, Randolph Simmons, Repetitive melodic fragments, Saxophone, Song, Steel pans, The Casablanca Steel Orchestra, Traditional music, Trinidad, trumpet, ILAM | Calypso dance song performed on various instruments. The voices sing repetitive chorus lines rather than long melody. Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1000
  5. Composer: Young men from Zavala | 1949/05/23 | Chopi, dance, ensemble, Flute, Mozambique, Portuguese East Africa, Southern African, Zavala, ILAM | This is a dance accompanied by playing on Chimveka pipesRefer ILAM field card CA5
  6. Artist(s): Asumani bini Sumaili (Composer/Performer) | Composer: Asumani bini Sumaili (Composer/Performer) | 1950-00-00 | Asumani Bini Sumaili, dance, East African, Male singing, men and women, Nyakyusa, Pango board zither, Popular, Swahili, Tanganyika, Tanzania, town, ILAM | Town dance performed by a man who is accompanied by the pango board zither. ILAM field card number is unknown
  7. Composer: Nshila yanKonde at MwansabombweChief Kazembe | 1949/07/21 | chief, Chief Kazembe, Chinkwaza dance, Chitala xylophone, dance, Drum, inauguration, Luunda, Northern Rhodesia, Nshila yanKonde at Mwansabombwe, Southern African, tune, Zambia, ILAM | Chinkwaza dance tune to accompany the inauguration of a new chief. It is accompanied by drums and xylophone Refer ILAM field card C3I1
  8. Artist(s): Pembe Selemani (Leader) | Composer: Zaramo men (Performer) | 1950/06/24 | dance, Daressalaam, East African, ensemble, Friction sticks, Pembe Selemani, Pipe, Rattle, Tanganyika, Tanzania, Zaramo, Zaramo, ILAM | Dance for young men, performed in a circle, and played on pipes, friction sticks, and tin rattle. Refer ILAM field card D3E4
  9. Artist(s): Zaramo young men (Performer)Pembe Selemani (Performer) | Composer: Zaramo young men (Performer)Pembe Selemani (Performer) | 1950/06/24 | dance, East African, Friction sticks, Pembe Selemani, Pipes, Tanganyika, Tanzania, Tin rattles, Viyanzi vertical flute, Zaramo, Zaramo, ILAM | Pipe dance with various wind instruments accompanied by rattles and friction sticks. Refer ILAM field card number D3E4
  10. Composer: Asumani bini Sumaili | 1950/06/14 | Asumani Bini Sumaili, dance, East African, men, Nguja, Song, Swahili, Tanganyika, Tanzania, women, ILAM | Dance song for men and women accompanied by the 7 stringed Pango board zitherRefer ILAM field card D2U11


Subscribe to dance