Call and response

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Kamayo alimbaka |

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ILAM

Traditional party song accompanied by blowing on the gwara horn. Refer ILAM field card D6A5

Tefiro Olawo (Performer)
Dhola men and women (Performer)

1950-09-04 Call and response | Central African | Dhola | Dhola | ILAM | One gwara horn | party | Song | Tefiro Olawo | traditional | Uganda
Kini Mazulu | Southern African

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ILAM

Mbube style dance song accompanied by the piano. The translated title is "Keep the laws of your fore-fathers". Further details refer ILAM field card number DC42

Junior Natal Champions (Performer)

1948-00-00 Call and response | dance | ILAM | Junior Natal Champions | Mbube | Part-singing | Piano | Popular music | Solo and chorus | Song | South Africa | Southern African | Zulu
Kwamaye maye | Southern African

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ILAM

Mbube dance song accompanied by the guitar. Further details refer ILAM field card number DC44

The Natal Champions (Performer)

1948-00-00 Call and response | dance | Guitar | ILAM | Isicathamiya | Mbube | men | Natal Champions | Part-singing | Popular music | South Africa | Southern African | Zulu
Likokopane | South African

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ILAM

Unaccompanied song, with a solo voice accompanied by choir with repeated drone or chant-like melody.

The Basuto Choir

1900-01-00 Basotho | Call and response | Chant like accompaniment | Choir with drone | ILAM | Indigenous music | Part singing | Popular music | Solo | Song | Sotho | South Africa | South African | Spoken verse | Traditional music
Lokoto | Central African

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ILAM

Traditional song accompanied by drums and rhythmic beats on a bottle.

Bakoyene Nicolas
Ensemble Basengele Mbelo

1900-01-00 Belgian Congo | Call and response | Central African | Congo | dance | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Ensemble Basengele Mbelo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Men singing | Nicolas,Bakoyene | Rhythm on bottle | Song | Traditional music | Ululating
Mabwa Munsuri | Central African

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ILAM

Traditional chant-like song accompanied by various indigenous instruments.

Ensemble Gabrielle Kiwaya

1900-01-00 Bead rattle | Belgian Congo | Call and response | Central African | Chant-like | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Ensemble Gabrielle Kiwaya | ILAM | Indigenous music | Song | Spoken introduction | Traditional music
Mangai | Central African

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ILAM

Traditional song performed by women. The other title provided on the label is "Chant Folklorique Bayanzi".

Ensemble Gabrielle Kiwaya

1900-01-00 Belgian Congo | Call and response | Central African | Chant-like | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Ensemble Gabrielle Kiwaya | ILAM | Indigenous music | Song | Traditional music | Women singing
Mpopo | Central African

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ILAM

Traditional chant-like song accompanied by various indigenous instruments and clapping.

Bakoyene Nicolas
Ensemble Basengele Mbelo

1900-01-00 Belgian Congo | Call and response | Central African | Chant-like | Clapping | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Ensemble Basengele Mbelo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lyre | Men singing | Nicolas,Bakoyene | Song | Traditional music
Mshatulo kwenda ovyo |

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ILAM

Madagoli dance song for men and women, accompanied by various drums and tin rattles. Refer ILAM field card number D3F3

Kitamba Kilaka (Performer)
Mashaka Kawambwa (Performer)
Zaramo men (Performer)

1950-06-25 Call and response | dance | East African | Five goblet pegged and footed Drum | Folk | Four cylindrical pegged Drum | ILAM | Kawambwa,Mashaka | Kilaka,Kitamba | Madogoli | men and women | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Tin rattles | traditional | Zaramo | Zaramo
Mtshomero | Southern African

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ILAM

The introduction is a verbal and military like call and response rathern than singing. This section is followed by the marimbas

M Banda
Portuguese East Africa Chopi Band

1966-00-00 Banda,M. | Call and response | Chopi | Chopi | Cyclical | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Marimba | Martial | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Portuguese East Africa Chopi Band | Repetition | Southern African | Traditional music
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