Call and response

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
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 Pongozi mbanonska |

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ILAM

Traditional song performed by young girls, accompanied by beats on the mortar and pestle. ILAM field card is unknown

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

1950-00-00 Call and response | Dandy Boys | Heya | ILAM | Kaunda,Mwenela | Luhana,Nancy | Malawi | Mortar and pestle | Nyasaland | singing | Song | Southern African | traditional | Tumbuka | Young girls
Awara wane wakuluganga |

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ILAM

Wigasha dance song performed by men. ILAM field card number is unknown

Luchenje Nyanda (Performer)
not specified others (Performer)

1950-00-00 Call and response | dance | East African | ILAM | Luchenje Nyanda | Nyamwezi | Song | Sukuma | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional | Wigasha
Bana Banalia | Central African

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ILAM

Lively dance song accompanied by various instruments.

Zazi Gabriel
John Ouwerx
Ensemble Lolaka

1900-01-00 Bead rattle | Belgian Congo | Call and response | Central African | Clave rhythm | Congo | dance | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Ensemble Lolaka | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Large group singing chorus | Men singing | Ouwerx,John | Popular music | Rhythm sticks | Song | Zazi Gabriel
Boyabamba | Southern African

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ILAM

Unaccompanied Mbube style dance song. The translated title is "Keep your girl". Further details refer ILAM field card number DC43

The Natal Champions (Performer)

1948-00-00 Call and response | dance | ILAM | Isicathamiya | Mbube | men and women | Natal Champions | Part-singing | Popular music | Song | South Africa | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Zulu
Chansi cha nzige |

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ILAM

Pipe dance with various wind instruments accompanied by rattles and friction sticks. This is a copy of the TP2472. ILAM field card number is unknown

Zaramo young men (Performer)
Pembe Selemani (Performer)

1950-06-24 Call and response | East African | Folk | Friction sticks | ILAM | Pembe Selemani | Pipes | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Tin rattles | traditional | Viyanzi vertical flute | Zaramo | Zaramo
Chilongozi wantendo wamoyo zina lake Yesu |

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ILAM

Traditional song performed by young girls, accompanied by clapping and ululation. ILAM field card is unknown

Beti Kamanga (Performer)
Young girls (Performer)

1950-00-00 Call and response | Clapping | Drum | ILAM | Kamanga,Beti | Malawi | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Tonga | traditional | Ululation | Young girls
Chilongozi wantendo wamoyo zina lake Yesu |

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ILAM

Traditional song performed by young girls, accompanied by clapping and ululation. ILAM field card is unknown

Beti Kamanga (Performer)
Young girls (Performer)

1950-00-00 Call and response | Clapping | Drum | ILAM | Kamanga,Beti | Malawi | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Tonga | traditional | Ululation | Young girls
Cone nar neh-a | West African

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ILAM

Calypso dance song performed by a small band of musicians

Calender (Performer)
Maringar Band (Performer)

1958-00-00 Calendar | Call and response | Calypso | Creole | dance | Drum | Guitar | ILAM | Man singing | Maringar Band | Popular music | Rhythmic beats on bottle | Sierra Leone | Song | West African | Wooden block
Cost of living nar Freetown | West African

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ILAM

Calypso dance song performed by a small band of musicians

Calender (Performer)
Maringar Band (Performer)

1958-00-00 Calendar | Call and response | Calypso | Creole | dance | Drum | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Man singing | Maringar Band | Popular music | Rhythmic beats on bottle | Sierra Leone | Song | West African
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