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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Ifyachitile naKatutwa |

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ILAM

Wake song performed when a chief's wife dies. It includes remembering the spirits of ancestors
Refer ILAM field card C3I9

Luunda men and women
Chief Kazembe

1949-07-21 ancesto | chief | Chief Kazembe | death | funeral | ILAM | Luunda | Luunda | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | wife | Zambia
Koni kalelila aka tenga malito | Central African

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ILAM

Zomba dance song for young men and women. The translated title is "The bird cries for the pall bearers".

Edward Bwalya
Bemba young men

1949-08-01 Bemba | Bemba | Bwalya,Edward | Central African | Cylindrical Drum | dance | death | Double headed and laced | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Traditional music | Zambia | Zomba
Machatini |

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ILAM

Lament for a dead chief
Refer ILAM field card CL1

Chopi women

1949-06-02 chief | Chopi | Chopi | death | ILAM | Lament | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Song | Southern African
Mwale kulli ba mama |

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ILAM

Mutombok dance song with 2 slit drums and 1 goblet drum, and 2 Chitala xylophones. The theme is about death
Refer ILAM field card C3I4

Luunda men and women at Mwansabombwe
Chief Kazembe

1949-07-21 Chief Kazembe | dance | death | goblet Drum | ILAM | Luunda | Luunda | Mutombok | Mwansabombwe | Northern Rhodesia | slit Drum | Song | Southern African | Xylophone | Zambia
Mwana nsongwalume |

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ILAM

Mutombok dance song with 3 drums and 2 Chitala xylophones. The theme is about death
Refer ILAM field card C3I3

Luunda men and women at Mwansabombwe
Chief Kazembe

1949-07-21 Chief Kazembe | dance | death | goblet Drum | ILAM | Luunda | Luunda | Mutombok | Mwansabombwe | national | Northern Rhodesia | Slit bell drum | slit cylinder drum | Song | Southern African | Zambia
Nalila Jim |

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ILAM

Mine song or lament for dead comrade. This is also used as a dance song
Refer ILAM field card C3O9

Bernard Sachinahi
Chokwe men at Mufulira Mine

1949-07-27 Chokwe | Chokwe | dance | death | ILAM | Lament | Luvale | mine | Northern Rhodesia | Sachinati,Bernard | Song | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Zambia
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