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Map of east africa Burundi Comoros Islands Djibouti Eritrea Ethiopia Kenya Madagascar Rwanda Somalia Sudan Tanzania Uganda 1. Burundi
2. Comoros Islands
3. Djibouti
4. Eritrea
5. Ethiopia
6. Kenya
7. Madagascar
8. Rwanda
9. Somalia
10. Sudan
11. Tanzania
12. Uganda

 

(Red): 1 to 3 Items 
(Yellow): 4 to 6 Items 
(Green): 7 or More Items

 

Burundi

Africa: Music from Rwanda. CD 5106 Rounder Records. CD. 1999. 
Compact Disc 5719.

Burundi: Music from the Heart of Africa. Nonesuch Records 79706-2. CD. 1974.
Compact Disc 4895 
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Comoros Islands

Music of Comoro Islands. Smithsonian Folkways FE-4243. CD. 1982.
Compact Disc 6403

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Djibouti

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Eritrea

Folk Music of Ethiopia. Smithsonian Folkways F-4405. CD. 1951.
Compact Disc 6406
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Moisala, Pirkko and Beverly Diamond, eds. Music and Gender. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2000. 
ML 82 .M74 2000.

Negro Folk Music of Africa and America. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings FE 4500. CD. 2000. 
Compact Disc CSAM 32

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Ethiopia

Ethiopia. RGNET 1124CD World Music Network. CD. 2004.
Compact Disc 9445

Folk Music of Ethiopia. Smithsonian Folkways F-4405. CD. 1951.
Compact Disc 6406
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Moisala, Pirkko and Beverly Diamond, eds. Music and Gender. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2000. 
ML 82 .M74 2000.

The Music of Africa. BBC Records, RDC 4393 Horizon. LP. 1971.
LP 12702

Music of the World's Peoples. Volume Five. FE 4508 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. CD. 2001.
Compact Disc 4632

Negro Folk Music of Africa and America. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings FE 4500. CD. 2000. 
Compact Disc CSAM 32

Powne, Michael. Ethiopian Music: An Introduction: A Survey of Ecclesiastical and Secular Ethiopian Music and Instruments. London, England: Oxford University Press, 1968.
ML 3760 .P69

Ritual Music of Ethiopia. Smithsonian Folkways F-4353. CD. 1973.
Compact Disc 6404 
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Shelemay, Kay K. Music, Ritual, and Falasha History. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 1989. 
ML 3197 .S47 1989

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Kenya

East Africa: Ceremonial and Folk Music. Nonesuch Records 79707-2. CD. 1975.
Compact Disc 4896
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East Africa: Witchcraft and Ritual Music. Nonesuch Records 79708-2. CD. 1975.
Compact Disc 4897
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Gunderson, Frank, ed., and Gregory F. Barz, ed. Mashindano! Competitive Music Performance in East Africa. Dar es salaam, Tanzania: Mkuki na Nyota Publishers, 2000.
ML 350.5 .M374 2000

The Music of Africa. BBC Records, RDC 4393 Horizon. LP. 1971. 
LP 12702.

Music of the Kuria and the Gusii of Western Kenya. Smithsonian Folkways F-4223. CD. 1972.
Compact Disc 6405
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The Rough Guide to the Music of Kenya and Tanzania. World Music Network RGNET 1007. CD. 1996.
Compact Disc 5680
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Madagascar

African and Afro-American Drums. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings FE 4502 Folkways. LP. 1954. 
Music Recording CSAM 78

Emoff, Ron. Recollecting from the Past: Musical Practice and Spirit Possession on the East Coast of Madagascar. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2002. 
ML 3760 .E47 2002

The Music of Madagascar: Classic Traditional Recordings from the 1930s. Yazoo 7003. CD. 1995.
Compact Disc 5694
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Music of the Comoro Islands: Domoni. Smithsonian Folkways F-4243. CD. 1982.
Compact Disc 6403
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Music of the World's Peoples. Volume One. FE 4504 Smithsonian Folkways Records. CD. 2001. 
Compact Disc 4631

Read about the music of Madagascar at Grove Music Online.

Rwanda

Africa: Music from Rwanda. Anthology of World Music. Rounder CD 5106. CD. 1999. 
Compact disc 5719

Brandel, Rose. The Music of Central Africa: An Ethnomusicological Study: Former French Equatorial Africa; the Former Belgian Congo, Ruanda-Urundi; Uganda, Tanganyika. The Hague, Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff, 1961.
ML 3740 .B7

Music from Rwanda. Bärenreiter-Musicaphon BM 30 L 2302. LP. [n.d.].
LP 2765 V.2 
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Songs of the Watutsi. Smithsonian Folkways F-4428. CD. 1952.
Compact Disc 6402
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Somalia

Baijun Ballads: Somali Songs in Swahili, performed by Haussein Shiekh and Radio Mogadisco Swahili Singers. Smithsonian Folkways F-8504. CD. 1971.
Compact Disc 6401
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Sudan

The Music of Africa. BBC Records, RDC 4393 Horizon. LP. 1971.
LP 12702

Music of the Sudan: Burial Hymns and War Songs. FE 4303 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. CD. 2001. 
Compact Disc 6364

Music of the Sudan: The Role of Song & Dance in Dinka Society. Album Two, Women. FE-4302 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. CD. 2001. 
Compact Disc 6413

Music of the Sudan: Songs of the Dinka. Volume One, War Songs & Hymns. FE 4301 Smithsonian Folkways. CD. 2001. 
Compact Disc 6362.

Negro Folk Music of Africa and America. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings FE 4500. CD. 2000. 
Compact Disc CSAM 32

Nubia: Escalay (The Water Wheel): Oud Music, performed by Hamza El Din. Nonesuch Records 79702-2. CD. 2002.
Compact Disc 4900

The Sahara. RGNET1153CD World Music Network. CD. 2005.
Compact Disc 9451

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Tanzania

Askew, Kelly M. Performing the Nation: Swahili Music and Cultural Politics in Tanzania. The University of Chicago, 2002. 
ML 3760 .A84 2002
Accompanied by Compact Disc 5623
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East Africa: Ceremonial and Folk Music. Nonesuch 79707-2. CD. 1975.
Compact Disc 4896
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East Africa: Witchcraft and Ritual Music. Nonesuch 79708-2. CD. 1975, 2002.
Compact Disc 4897
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Gunderson, Frank, ed., and Gregory F. Barz, ed. Mashindano! Competitive Music Performance in East Africa. Dar es salaam, Tanzania: Mkuki na Nyota Publishers, 2000.
ML 350.5 .M374 2000

Instrumental Music of Tanganyika and Songs of Tanganyika. London LB-567. LP. 1952.
LP 2851
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The Rough Guide to the Music of Kenya and Tanzania. World Music Network RGNET 1007. CD. 1996.
Compact Disc 5680
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Songs and Sounds of Far Away Places. PCC-201 Philips. LP. 1963. 
LP 4154.

Tanzania Instruments: Tanganyika 1950. SWP 022/HT 014 Stichting Sharp Wood. CD. 2003. 
Compact Disc 5743

Tanzania Vocals: Tanganyika 1950. SWP 023/HT 015 Stichting Sharp Wood. CD. 2003. 
Compact Disc 5740

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Uganda

Abayudaya: Music from the Jewish People of Uganda. SFW CD 40504 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. CD. 2003. 
Compact Disc 5742

Brandel, Rose. The Music of Central Africa: An Ethnomusicological Study: Former French Equatorial Africa; the Former Belgian Congo, Ruanda-Urundi; Uganda, Tanganyika. The Hague, Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff, 1961.
ML 3740 .B7

East Africa: Ceremonial and Folk Music. Nonesuch Records 79707-2. CD. 1975.
Compact Disc 4896
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Nannyonga-Tamusuza, Sylvia A. Baakisimba: Gender in the Music and Dance of the Baganda People of Uganda. New York: Routledge, 2005. 
ML 3917 .U33 N36 2005.

Royal Court Music from Uganda: 1950 & 1952, Uganda; Ganda, Nyoro, Ankole. SWP 008/HT 02 Stichting Sharp Wood Productions. CD. 1998. 
Compact Disc 5739

Secular Music from Uganda: 1950 & 1952. SWP 024/HT 016 Stichting Sharp Wood. CD. 2003. 
Compact Disc 6205

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