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Song no.1 (Bi Mwaka Ameir Nov 2017).wav (26.53 MB)

Dandaro Collection – "Song No. 1"

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posted on 2021-05-03, 13:28 authored by Bronwen ClachertyBronwen Clacherty, Sylvia Bruinders, Sumangala Damodaran
This audio clip was recorded by Bronwen Clacherty in November 2017, in Jambiani, Zanzibar, Tanzania. It is an example of a dandaro song performed by Bibi Mwaka Ameir. This audio sample accompanies Bronwen Clacherty’s (2021) PhD dissertation entitled “Understanding the History of Women's Lives in Zanzibar Through Song and Story: A Gendered Perspective.”


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