East African

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Title Audio Collection Descriptionsort icon Composer Date All terms
Soga song | Central African

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ILAM

Unaccompanied music by a choir. Further details refer ILAM record AC1334.

Composer not specified
Busoga Boys Choir (Performer)

1900-01-00 Busoga Boys Choir | Central African | Choral music | East African | ILAM | Kenya | Soga | Uganda | Unaccompanied
Min Adindi |

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ILAM

Unaccompanied lament composed by a mother for her dead daughter. Refer ILAM field card number D6I4

Kisii Government School Choir (Performer)
Leader Walter Arumi (Performer)

1950-09-12 Arum,Walter | Dholuo | East African | ILAM | Kenya | Kisii Government School choir | Lament | Part-singing | Song | traditional | Unaccompanied
Le Matilwen ku ni mabandla |

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ILAM

Unaccompanied hymn. Further details refer ILAM field card no. D8I1.

Pupils of Swiss Mission (Performer)
Natala Sumbani (Composer)

1950-11-03 East African | Hymn | ILAM | Lourenco Marques | Mozambique | Ozonga | Portuguese East Africa | Sumbani,Natala | Swiss Mission | Tswa
Ikulanzamilaga kwilunde |

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ILAM

Unaccompanied Guma initiation song. ILAM field card number is unknown

Mikengemalo Chaba (Performer)
Sukumu men (Performer)

1950-00-00 East African | Guma | ILAM | initiation | Mikengemalo Chaba | Nyamwezi | Rite of passage | Song | Sukuma | Sukumu | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional | Unaccompanied
Ikulanzamilaga kwilunde |

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ILAM

Unaccompanied Guma initiation song. ILAM field card number is unknown

Mikengemalo Chaba (Performer)
Sukumu men (Performer)

1950-00-00 East African | Guma | ILAM | initiation | Mikengemalo Chaba | Nyamwezi | Rite of passage | Song | Sukuma | Sukumu | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional | Unaccompanied
Nakulumva Kalambakuwa eviyala |

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ILAM

Ulimba dance song. Further details refer to ILAM field card (C4V5)

Kumbale Lungu (Performer)

1949-08-29 Chief Mwanjawantu's Village | Clapping | Dance song | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lungu,Kumbale | Northern Rhodesia | Nsenga | Nsenga | Ulimba | Zimbabwe
Kauzye a Ngoza keno kaliko |

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ILAM

Ulimba dance song for men and women. Further details refer to ILAM field card (C4V11)

Kumbalu Lungu (Performer)

1949-08-29 Chief Mwanjawantu's Village | Dance song | East African | ILAM | Lungu,Kumbale | Northern Rhodesia | Nsenga | Nsenga | Xylophone | Zimbabwe
Mambala tonzyo panspa munzi |

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ILAM

Ulimba dance song for men and women. Further details refer to ILAM field card (C4V10)

Kumbale Lungu (Performer)

1949-08-29 Chief Mwanjawantu's Village | Dance song | East African | ILAM | Lungu,Kumbale | Northern Rhodesia | Nsenga | Nsenga | Xylophone | Zimbabwe
Mfwa kipanga |

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ILAM

Ufina dance song for men and women
Refer ILAM field card D7C11

Melany Mewarali
Meru men and women

1950-10-02 Chaga | dance | East African | ILAM | Melany Mewarali | men | Meru | Meru | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Ufina | women
Manyanga |

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ILAM

Ufina dance song for men and women, with use of metaphor. The song has alternating solo voices above humming in unison. Refer ILAM field card D7C12

Melany Mewarali (Composer/Performer)
Meru men and women (Performer)

1950-10-02 Chaga | dance | Drone | East African | Humming in unison | ILAM | Melany Mewarali | men and women | Meru | Meru | Metaphor | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional | Ufina
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