Southern African

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Title Audio Collection Descriptionsort icon Composer Date All terms
Chanjaya Chitunya | Southern African

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ILAM

Love song with musical bow and kalumba
Refer ILAM field card AX20

Boys at Mapanza
Daniel Kanomu - bow player
Leonard Munchangari - singer

1948-05-07 bow | Chorus | Daniel Kanoma | ILAM | kalumba | Leonard Munchangari | love | Mapanza College | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | Tonga | Zambia
Kurera mwana | Southern African

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ILAM

Lullaby

1948-04-21 Bikita | Duma | Erina Lungirirai Shumba | Folk song | ILAM | Karanga | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Zimbabwe
Pongolo | Southern African

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ILAM

Movement from the Ngodo xylophone orchestral dance of Regulo Nyankowongo with fourteen xylophones, two rattles and one horn.

Regulo Nyankowango is considered to be one of the minor chiefs under Regulo Mikumbi of the Inharrime District. Living as they do to the east of the central Chopi, their dialect is distinctive and influenced by the G'Tonga of the Inhambane District.
Further details refer ILAM field card (H1K6)

1955-10-01 Chopi | Chopi | Dance music | Hafu Kumbani | Horn | ILAM | Inharrime District | Mozambique | Ngodo | Orchestra | Portuguese East Africa | Rattle | Southern African | Timbila | Tonga | Xylophone
"Chiriri" | Southern African

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ILAM

Movement from the Ngodo xylophone orchestral dance of Regulo Nyankowongo with fourteen xylophones, two rattles and one horn.

Regulo Nyankowango is considered to be one of the minor chiefs under Regulo Mikumbi of the Inharrime District. Living as they do to the east of the central Chopi, their dialect is distinctive and influenced by the G'Tonga of the Inhambane District.

Further details refer ILAM field card (H1K5)

1955-10-01 Chopi | Chopi | Dance music | Hafu Kumbani | Horn | ILAM | Inharrime | Mozambique | Ngodo | Orchestra | Portuguese East Africa | Rattle | Southern African | Timbila | Tonga | Xylophone
"Mzeno" | Southern African

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ILAM

Movement from the Ngodo xylophone orchestral dance of Regulo Nyankowongo with fourteen xylophones, two rattles and one horn.

Regulo Nyankowango is considered to be one of the minor chiefs under Regulo Mikumbi of the Inharrime District. Living as they do to the east of the central Chopi, their dialect is distinctive and influenced by the G'Tonga of the Inhambane District.
Further details refer ILAM field card (H1K4)

1955-10-01 Chopi | Chopi | Dance music | Hafu Kumbani | Horn | ILAM | Inharrime District | Mozambique | Ngodo | Orchestra | Portuguese East Africa | Rattle | Southern African | Timbila | Tonga | Xylophone
Ndamulila mwine mafune | Southern African

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ILAM

Nostalgic song with Kalumba bow. Translated English title - "I long for my own folk." Further details refer ILAM field card number C4Q13

Fulediliki Lweko (Performer)

1949-08-24 bow | Folk music | Fulediliki Lweko | ILAM | Indigenous music | kalumba | Kaonde | Luba | Lusaka | Northern Rhodesia | Nostalgic song | Southern African | Zambia
"Mwemiso" Movement | Southern African

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ILAM

One of the movements from the Ngodo Xylophone Orchestral Dance of Regulo Mikumbi with 8 Chilanzane (treble), 1 Debinda (bass) and 3 Gulu (double bass) xylophones and 2 rattles.

Regulo Mikumbi and his people are considered to be eastern Chopi as their district lies to the east of the Inharrime River. The old chief Mikumbi who died a few years ago - this information was written in 1955 - was said to be over 120 years old at the time of his death. The leader of this Timbila orchestra was a western Chopi as his name Zandamela would indicate. The recording of this Ngodo was made under difficult conditions, being constantly interrupted by high wind and rain.

Further details refer ILAM field card no. H1J2

Joni Zandamela (Leader)

1955-09-30 Chilanzane | Chopi | Dance music | Debinda | Gulu | ILAM | Inharrime District | Joni Zandamela | Mozambique | Ndonge | Orchestra | Portuguese East Africa | Rattle | Southern African | Timbila | Xylophone
Ambia - "Mother-in-law" | Southern African

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ILAM

Self delectative song with mbira dza WaNdau. The performer is one of the few Tonga people who have learnt to play the Ndau instrument, the mbira dza WaNdau, which has travelled southwards since the time of the Shangaan chief Ngungunyana for whom the Ndau fought as a subservient tribe during the latter half of the nineteenth century. Several of the fighting men stayed in the south and married Tsonga women and their children have used the paternal instrument, singing to it traditional songs.Further details refer ILAM field card no. H1R-8.

1955-10-11 Bileni district | Fabiao Dingani Mashawa | Hlanganu | ILAM | Mbira | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Southern African | Sul do Save Province | Tonga
Maria wa Ntumbi | East African

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ILAM

Self-delectative song with Chipendane braced mouth bow, with rattle, whistle and whistling. Further details refer ILAM field card (G1A8)

Sauti Matseno (Composer/Performer)

1954-06-06 bow | Chipendane | East African | Hlungwe | ILAM | Mozambique | Panda | Portuguese East Africa | Rattle | Sauti Matseno | Self-delectative song | Southern African | Tswa | Whistle
Wagona muntowa (a); Hinga nade (b) | Southern African

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ILAM

Self-delectative song with Ugubu, musical bow(stretched and resonated). Further details refer ILAM field card (DY5)

Gindiloni Ngoma (Performer)

1950-05-23 bow | Folk music | Gindiloni Ngoma | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kasungu | Malawi | Nyasaland | Resonted | Self-delectative song | Southern African | Tumbuka | Ugubu
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