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Title Zanzibar : music of celebration.

Published London : Topic Records, [2000]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 audio disc : CD Audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Topic world series.
Topic world series.
Notes Vocal and instrumental taarab and maulidi music from Zanzibar.
"From the International Music Collection of the British Library National Sound Archive"--Container.
"Recordings, text & photographs by Janet Topp Fargion"--Container verso.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Janet Topp Fargion and selected lyrics in English translation (15 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Contents Dhikrayat (5:52) ; Mwambieni (10:36) (Culture Musical Club) -- Prayer (10:36) ; Nakupa salamu = I give you my greetings (3:34) (Chaganlal Keshavji Pithadia, vocal, harmonium) -- Na mnikome (Mkongwe Bakari, vocal) (11:06) -- Kasida (The Kilimani Madarasa) (7:24) -- Recitation from the Koran (Sheikh Othuma Rahman) (4:49) -- Kidumbak (Rashid Makame, violin, leader ; Maulidi Haji Mkadau, sanduku) (10:30).
Performers Various performers.
Notes Recorded at various locations in Zanzibar, June 4, 1989-May 10, 1990.
Language notes Sung in Swahili.
Other author Topp Fargion, Janet, 1963-
British Library. National Sound Archive. International Music Collection.
Subject Music -- Tanzania -- Zanzibar.
Taarab (Music) -- Tanzania -- Zanzibar.
Wedding music -- Tanzania -- Zanzibar.
Islamic music -- Tanzania -- Zanzibar.
Songs, Swahili -- Tanzania -- Zanzibar.
Field recordings.
Variant Title Music of celebration.
Standard Number 714822091725
Publisher Number TSCD917 Topic Records