Central African

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Titlesort icon Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Were umwene umanya |

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ILAM

Vocal chant accompanied by the lyre. Refer ILAM field card number D6B2

Isaka Kitutu (Performer)

1950-09-05 Central African | chant | Gishu | Heptatonic | ILAM | Isaka Kitutu | litungu | Lyre | Pinned | Religion | Seven string Litungu bowl lyre | Uganda | Vocal
Weyama |

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ILAM

The song is about Weyama who is confident enough to acknowledge his shortcomings. Refer ILAM field card number D6B12

Wanyera Natembla (Performer)

1950-09-05 Central African | Contrition | Gishu | ILAM | Kengele bell | Siilili two string lute | Song | topical | traditional | Uganda | Wanyera Natembla
Wezulu walila |

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ILAM

Ngoma dance song for men and women. Further details refer to ILAM card no. DY4

Tumbuka and Ngoni men and women

1950-05-23 Central African | Clapping | Dance song | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kasungu | Malawi | Ngoni | Ngoni | Nyasaland | Tumbuka | Zulu
Wigiringwe |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F3S 2

Mihambari (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-07-02 Central African | Clapping | East African | Folk music | Gihini | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mihambari | Ruanda | Rwanda | Rwandan | Urundi | Wedding song
Wilaponi mbilapano pa munzi | Central African

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ILAM

Ulimba dance song for men and women. Further details refer ILAM field card number C4V6

Kumbale Lungu
Nsenga men and women

1949-08-29 Central African | Clapping | dance | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lungu,Kumbale | Northern Rhodesia | Nsenga | Nsenga | Seven note | Song | Traditional music | Ulimba | Xylophone | Zambia
Woba newali ogya nalyo |

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ILAM

Song addressed to a group of women saying they are fit to marry lepers only. Refer ILAM field card numberD5Y6

Nawandala Social Club (Performer)
Leader Sefoloza (Performer)

1950-09-02 Central African | Disease | Drum | exhortation | ILAM | Laced conical drum | Leprosy | Nawandala Social Club | Sefoloza | Soga | Song | sticks Clapping | traditional | Uganda
Wobowa wetu |

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ILAM

Further information refer ILAM field card number: C4B-7

Putu Anatasia (Performer)
Composer not specified

1949-08-09 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luba | Lulua | Lulua | Mourning song | Putu Anatasia | Republic of the Congo | Unaccompanied | Wake song | Zaire
Woza lomlilo |

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ILAM

Marabi dance song. "Come with the fire". Further details refer to ILAM field card DH10

Frasier Mpofu (Composer)
Lower Gwelo Choir (Performer)

1950-05-06 Central African | Dance song | East African | Fraser Mpofu | Guitar | ILAM | Lower Gwelo Choir | Ndebele | Southern Rhodesia | Zimbabwe | Zulu
Xylophone tune | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP4056

Gandaa, D. (Performer)
Composer not specified

1954-01-06 Central African | East African | Gandaa,D. | ILAM | Marimba | Southern African | Timbila | Xylophone
Xylophone tune | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP4056

Gandaa, D. (Performer)
Composer not specified

1954-01-06 Central African | East African | Gandaa,D. | ILAM | Marimba | Southern African | Timbila | Tracey, Hugh | Xylophone
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