Alan Lomax, Hugh Tracey ‎– British East Africa

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Label:
Columbia Masterworks ‎– SL-213
Series:
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Compilation
Country:
US
Released:
1955
Genre:
Folk, World, & Country
Style:
African

Tracklist

Drums
A1a Manyanga Drum Rhythms
Composed By – KasomangilaDrums – Husuni Isike, Ramadhani Knuluwa, Salumu Athman
A1b Ntimbo Drum Rhythms
Ensemble – Ntimbo Royal DrummersLeader, Composed By – Yohana Nyakayonga
A1c Nsiriba Ya Munange Katego
Ensemble – Entenga Royal Drummers
A1d Mitamba Yalagala Kumchuzi
Drums, Rattle – Kitamba Kilakala, Mashaka Kawambwa, Zaramo Men*
Xylophones
A2a Sabata
Drums, Rattle – Unknown ArtistXylophone – Bayu Isak, Ngoie Tride
A2b Musingasinga Yakora Egali
Xylophone – Misaki Muswankuli, Ruli Men*
A2c Hinganyengisa Masingita
Composed By – Katini WasNyamombeEnsemble – Timbila Xylophone Orch.*Leader – Pondekane WaMamzatu
Mbira
A3a Kyenda Ali Mugenyi
Mbira [Likembe], Composed By – Bachumirwa Tugwenderwa
A3b Shumba
Mbira [Huru] – James Gwezhe Soko
A3c Harusi
Mbira [Malimba] – Ngayamiso Kitunga
A3d Kasadi Ngandu
Mbira [Chisanzhi] – Kankolongo Alidor
A3e Citombe
Mbira [Njari] – Mukomondera Moye
A3f Chirombo Weye Nditerere
Mbira [Kalimba], Vocals – Mugadzikwa Mwanagona
Musical Bows
A4a Teera Machangwa
Musical Bow [Chizambi] – Mukomondera Moyo
A4b Kwa Ambuya Asina Keriya
Musical Bow [Chipendane] – Muchabaiwa, Remigion, Richard (27)
Flutes
A5 Okuzanyira Ku Nyanja
Flute, Drums – Abalere Ba Kabaka
Gourds
B1a Manyanda
Leader – Benson PhiriPerformer [Singing Gourds] – Chewa Young Men*
Zithers
B1b Hehe Song
Zither [Ligombo Tube-zither - Son] – Unknown ArtistZither [Ligombo Tube-zither] – Pancras Mkwawa
B1c Dale Wangu
Zither [Bangwe Raft-zither], Composed By – Beti Kamanga
B1d Mugasha
Zither [Nanga Trough-zither] – Habib Bin Seliman
Lyres
B1e Naftali Ouko
Lyre [Thum], Bells [Gara], Composed By – Daudi Otuoma
B1f Wachonge
Lyre [Litunga], Performer [Luhungele Inverted Bowl] – Bukusu Men*Lyre [Litunga], Performer [Luhungele Inverted Bowl], Composed By – Maundo Waliaula
Story Songs
B2a Pfeni Nengoma
Vocals – Muchaenna Sigauke, Ndau Men*
B2b Teya-Teya
Choir – Barotseland Patriotic Society ChoirLeader – Albert Mulope
B2c Pi Mcinanga
Choir, Rattle – Teacher Training College Choir
B2d Kamwezi Sensa Muyaya
Vocals, Drums – Idi Selemani, Nyamwezi Men And Women*
Work Songs
B2e Mong'a Kobo
Vocals – Simon Makhetha, Sotho Men*
B2f Ali Majengo
Vocals, Drums – Haya Men*, Kyomile Kabanyolekile
Country Dance Songs
B3a Samandoza
Vocals [Ndau Men], Handclaps – Ndau Men*Vocals, Handclaps – Muchaenda Sigauke
B3b Safari Ya Msanga-Tifu
Vocals, Rattle, Handclaps – Giriyama Men*, Kanga Mayele
B3c Ufalume Ni Jambo Bora
Vocals, Drums, Oboe – Swahili Women*Vocals, Rattle, Drums, Oboe – Mwana Bibi
B3d Lugendo Lwa Halaka
Leader, Composed By – Kasomangila Husen IshlaVocals, Drums, Bells – Wachozaji Was Manyanga

Credits

Notes

Recording locations:

A1a - Mwanza, Tanganyika
A1b - Kikali, Hoima, Uganda
A1c - Lubili, Mengo, Kampala, Uganda
A1d - Dar es Salaam, Tanganyika
A2a - Elisabethville [sic], Belgian Congo
A2b - Kigumba, Gombola Headquarters, Masindi, Uganda
A2c - Zavala (Mozambique)
A3a - Kigumba Gombola HQ, Masindi, Uganda
A3b - Umtali, Southern Rhodesia
A3c - Itetemia, Chief N.S. Fundikira, Tabora, Central Tanganyika
A3d - Elizabethville, Belgian Congo
A3e - Roman Catholic Location School, Fort Victoria, S. Rhodesia
A3f - Roman Catholic Location School, Fort Victoria, S. Rhodesia
A4a - Ft. Victoria, Southern Rhodesia
A4b - Salisbury, S. Rhodesia
A5 - Lubili, Mango, Kampala, Uganda

B1a - Native Authority Masula, Lilongwe District, Nyasaland
B1b - Iringa, Tanganyika
B1c - Nkata Bay, Nyassaland [sic]
B1d - Kabale, Chief Gabriel Lugabandana, Bukoba, Tanganyika
B1e - Kasipul, Kenda Bay, Kisii, S. Nyanza, Kenya
B1f - Luerko Wango, Mumias, N. Nyanza, Kenya
B2a - Umtali, Southern Rhodesia
B2b - Kitwe, Southern Rhodesia
B2c - St. Augustine's Mission, Penhalonga, S. Rhodesia
B2d - Dar es Salaam, Tanganyika
B2e - Roma, Basutoland
B2f - Bukoba, Tanganyika
B3a - Umtali, Southern Rhodesia
B3b - Majengo, Mombasa, Kenya
B3c - Malindi, Kenya
B3d - Mwanza, Tanganyika

In gatefold sleeve with 12" by 12" three page booklet attached.

The album title appears variously as:
"British East Africa" on the cover and spine,
"Bantu Music From East Africa" in the booklet and
"Bantu Music From British East Africa" on the labels.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Label Code (Side A): SL-213 ML 4950 (x"lp" 11381)
  • Label Code (Side B): SL-213 ML 4950 (x"lp" 11382)
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): XLP11381 - 4A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): XLP11382 - 1A

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