Bango

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Amama nkhawawone |

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ILAM

Topical self-delectative song accompanied by the Bango board zither. Refer ILAM field card D2A6a

Eliya Chaya

1950-05-26 Bango | delectative | Eliya Chaya | Henga | ILAM | Malawi | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | topical | Tumbuka | Zither
Azungu musinjilo |

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ILAM

Topical self-delectative song accompanied by the Bango board zither. Refer ILAM field card D2A6

Eliya Chaya

1950-05-26 Bango | delectative | Eliya Chaya | Henga | ILAM | Malawi | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | topical | Tumbuka | Zither
Daula mabanja nangu Mpezeni. The conqueror of all the Chiefs, Mpezeni |

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ILAM

Self delectative song about the rivaly among chiefs. The song is accompanied by the Bango board zither. Refer ILAM field card D2B9

Blaisoni Jere

1950-05-26 Bango | chiefs | delectative | Henga | ILAM | Jere,Blaisoni | Malawi | Nyasaland | rivalry | Song | Southern African | Tumbuka | Zither
Ndipeko kayuni karimbula |

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ILAM

Translation: Let me feed the hungry bird. Further details refer ILAM fieldcard D2A11.

Nezala Shonga (Composer/Performer)

1950-05-26 Bango | Board zither | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mzimba | Nezala Shonga | Nyasaland | Southern African | Topical song | Tumbuka
Roda ndirinde |

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ILAM

Love song with bango and board zither accompaniment. Further details refer to ILAM card no. D2A7.

Nezala Shonga (Composer/Performer)

1950-05-26 Bango | Board zither | Central African | Folk song | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Love song | Malawi | Mzimba | Nezala Shonga | Nyasaland | Tembuka
Wadikulu wajikoma |

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ILAM

Humorous song. Further details refer ILAM fieldcard D2A10.

Nezala Shonga (Composer/Performer)

1950-05-26 Bango | Board Zithe | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mzimba | Nezala Shonga | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tumbuka
Walowela mewa |

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ILAM

A song in which the husband refers to his wife who had too much alcohol to drink. The song is accompanied by the Bango zither. Refer ILAM field card D2B8

Zakaliya Kachali

1950-05-26 admonishment | Bango | drunk | Henga | husband | ILAM | Malawi | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Tumbuka | wife | Zakaliya Kachali | Zither
Woca mwana |

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ILAM

Humorous song with Bango board zither. Translated English title - "She burnt the child." Further details refer ILAM field card (D2A9)

Nezala Shonga (Composer/Performer)

1950-05-26 Bango | Board zither | Henga | Humorous | ILAM | Malawi | Mzimba | Nezala Shonga | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Tumbuka | Zither
Zelina |

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ILAM

Love song with bango and board zither accompaniment. Further details refer to ILAM card no. D2A8.

Nezala Shonga (Composer/Performer)

1950-05-26 Bango | Board Zithe | Central African | Folk song | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Love song | Malawi | Mzimba | Nezala Shonga | Nyasaland | Tembuka
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