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Ngoma

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...In Bantu languages (spoken over a vast area covering Central, Eastern and Southern Africa), including the widely spoken Swahili, ngoma is the common word denoting any kind of ‘drum’ or ‘drums.’ Ngoma also refers to all genres...

Ngoma/Ingoma (in Malawi)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Encyclopedia Articles

...Ngoma and ingoma are very similar and related dances associated with two branches of the Ngoni people of Malawi who are the descendants of the Zulu of South Africa. The genre was originally a war dance.The Ngoni arrived in Malawi...

Tanzania

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VI : Locations: Africa and the Middle East

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 33,461,000 (2002) The United Republic of Tanzania is located in East Africa just south of the equator. It consists of the Indian Ocean islands of Zanzibar and Pemba and continental territory that stretches from...