Southern African

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Titlesort icon Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
A biti Njalasi, aleke ku lila |

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ILAM

Concert Song. Further details refer ILAM card no C5N8

Boys at Blantyre Secondary School (Performer)

1949-09-16 Blantyre Secondary School | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African
A biti Njalasi, aleke ku lila |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM Shellac record number: TP0744

Composer not specified
Nyanja boys (Performer)

1949-09-16 Bone | Concert song | Guitar | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Rattle | Southern African
A buthu wa cimbia |

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ILAM

Song performed by young girls who are accompanied by beats on the mortar and pestle. The voices of the singers appear not to be those of the names mentioned on the record label. ILAM field card is unknown

Nancy Luhama (Performer)
Mwenela Kaunda (Performer)
Dandy Boys (Performer)
Young girls (Performer)


1950-00-00 Call and response | Dandy Boys | Girls singing | Heya | ILAM | Kaunda,Mwenela | Luhana,Nancy | Malawi | Mortar and pestle beats | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | traditional | Tumbuka
A buthu wa cimbira |

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ILAM

Pounding song with mortar and pestles. Translated English title - "The girls have run away." Further details refer ILAM field card (D2G12)

Nancy Luhana (Performer)
Mwenele Kaunda (Performer)

1950-05-31 Folk music | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kaunda,Mwenela | Luhana,Nancy | Malawi | mortar | Mzimba | Nyasaland | pestle | Pounding song | Southern African | Tumbuka
A chiwowola eciyakuni |

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ILAM

Dance song for men and women with ulimba and clapping. Further details refer ILAM field card (C4V7)

Lungu, K. (Performer)
Kumbale Lungu (Performer)

1949-08-29 Dance song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lungu,Kumbale | Marimba | Northern Rhodesia | Nsenga | Nsenga | Southern African | Ulimba | Xylophone | Zambia
A Chiyora gaulani bachi |

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ILAM

Concert song

Lily Nyachumya (Performer)

1949-08-05 Folk song | ILAM | Kamanga | Nkana | Northern Rhodesia | Nyachumya,Lily | Southern African | Tumbuka | Tumbuka | Zambia
A helehele nande |

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ILAM

Likuba dance song with Kayembe. Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1238

Sino Kopolo (Performer)
Composer not specified

1949-00-00 Chikunda | Dance song | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kayembe | Likuba | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Sena | Sena | Sino Kopolo | Southern African
A Jesi anagyama awa |

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ILAM

Morality song with Bangwe wa m'kulu. Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1331

Amoui Jenasa (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Bangwe | Bangwe wa m'kulu | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Jenasa,Amoui | Lament | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Personal lament | Southern African | Zither
A ka sa ngi bhaleli | Southern African

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ILAM

Unaccompanied traditional song performed by male choir

The traditional evening birds

1960-01-01 Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Isicathamiya | Male Choir | Mbube | Part singing | South Africa | Southern African | Traditional evening birds | Traditional music | Unaccompanied | Zulu
A kalukwamba ninsiku zicito yalula |

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ILAM

Ulimba dance song with Ulimba xylophone and clapping. Translated English title - "It is the days which change a man." Further details refer ILAM field card number: C4V-8

Kumbale Lungu (Performer)
Composer not specified

1949-08-29 Clapping | Dance song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lungu,Kumbale | Northern Rhodesia | Nsenga | Nsenga | Southern African | Ulimba | Xylophone | Zambia
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