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Dandaro Collection – "Song No. 5"

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posted on 03.05.2021, 13:28 authored by Bronwen ClachertyBronwen Clacherty, Sylvia Bruinders, Sumangala Damodaran
This audio clip was recorded by Bronwen Clacherty in November 2017, in Makunduchi, Zanzibar, Tanzania. It is an example of a dandaro song performed by Bibi Fatuma. 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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South African College of Music