Bangwe board zither

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Chule iye Agona m'madzi |

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ILAM

Story song accompanied by the Bangwe board zither. The English title is The frog sleeps in the water. Refer ILAM field card C5C8

Ositeni Phula (Composer/Performer)
Mesiyasi Chulu (Composer/Performer)

1949-09-05 Bangwe board zither | Chewa | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mesiyasi Chulu | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Ositeni Phula | Song | Southern African | story
Garika uchaziwona |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: E2B 21

Meriki Fumbe (Performer)
Composer not specified

1951-06-05 Bangwe board zither | East African | Humorous | ILAM | Indigenous music | Meriki Fumbe | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | resonato | Sena | Song | Southern African
Jamari no |

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ILAM

Topical song accompanied by Bangwe board zither. Refer ILAM field card numer E2C26

Meriki Fumbe (Performer)

1951-06-06 Bangwe board zither | Folk | ILAM | Meriki Fumbe | Petrol tin resonator | Sena | Song | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Ten strings | topical | traditional | Zimbabwe
Kwira mota tiendema |

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ILAM

Song telling someone to get into the car. Refer ILAM field card number E2C25

Meriki Fumbe (Performer)

1951-06-06 Automobile | Bangwe board zither | Ca | ILAM | Meriki Fumbe | Petrol tin resonator | Sena | Song | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Ten strings | topical | Zimbabwe
Mutanamilo |

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ILAM

Song about a child who is admonished for straying and being bitten by a snake. Refer ILAM field card number E2C13

Meriki Fumbe (Performer)

1951-06-06 Bangwe board zither | Child | Humorous | ILAM | Male singing | Meriki Fumbe | Petrol tin resonator | Portuguese East Africa | Sena | Snake | Song | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Ten strings | Zimbabwe
Mwendo walowa mucinangwa |

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ILAM

Mbeleka dance song for men and women, accompanied on Bangwe board zither. The English title is My leg has slipped into the cassave hole. Refer ILAM field card C5C10

Mesiyasi Chulu (Composer/Performer)
Nyanja and Chewa men and women

1949-09-05 Bangwe board zither | Chewa | Chewa | dance | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mbeleka | men and women | Mesiyasi Chulu | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African
Nonyonyema |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: E2B 22

Meriki Fumbe (Performer)
Composer not specified

1951-06-05 Bangwe board zither | East African | Humorous | ILAM | Indigenous music | Meriki Fumbe | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | resonato | Sena | Song | Southern African
Wataya mwana Telekunde |

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ILAM

Wistful song accompanied by the Bangwe board zither, originally for the stick zither called Mkangala. The English title is Telekunde has thrown away her child. Refer ILAM field card C5C7

Ositeni Phula (Composer/Performer)
Mesiyasi Chulu (Composer/Performer)

1949-09-05 Bangwe board zither | Chewa | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mesiyasi Chulu | Mkangala | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Ositeni Phula | Song | Southern African | Stick zither | wistful
Wolemwa |

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ILAM

Song performed by a man who is accompanied on the 11 note Bangwe board zither. Refer ILAM field card DA17

Weleka Lumbe (Performer)

1950-04-29 Bangwe board zither | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lumbe,Weleka | men | Sena | Song | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Zimbabwe
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