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Dandaro Collection – "Song No. 8"

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posted on 03.05.2021, 13:36 authored by Bronwen ClachertyBronwen Clacherty, Sylvia Bruinders, Sumangala Damodaran
This audio clip was recorded by Jeena Suha in January 2019, in Jambiani, Zanzibar, Tanzania. It is an example of a dandaro song performed by Bibi Riziki and her singing group. 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