Folk music

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Title Audio Collection Descriptionsort icon Composer Date All terms
Inkulu into ezakwenzela | Southern African

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ILAM

Translated English title - "Something very bad is going to happen." Further details refer ILAM field card number: L1K 1

Nontwintwi (Performer)
Composer not specified

1957-05-10 bow | Ciskei | Eastern Cape | Folk music | Hadi bow | ILAM | Indigenous music | Ngaika | Nontwintwi | Self-delectative song | South Africa | Southern African | Transkei | Xhosa
Walilela imango ingasiyo yako | Southern African

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ILAM

Translated English title - "You are very envious of someone else's hair." Further details refer ILAM field card number: L1K 2

Annie Macholweni (Performer)
Composer not specified

1957-05-10 bow | Ciskei | Eastern Cape | Folk music | Hadi bow | ILAM | Indigenous music | Macholweni,Annie | Ngaika | Self-delectative song | South Africa | Southern African | Transkei | Vocals | Xhosa
Wapezia wamabela |

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ILAM

A greeting song for the chief. Further details refer to ILAM field card no. D4C2

Mugabe Bin Maganga (Performer)

1950-07-18 Conical Drum | Drum | East African | Folk music | Greeting song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lagaya | Mugabe Bin Maganga | Nyamwezi | Nyamwezi | Tabora | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Ndlama Maritinji | Southern African

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ILAM

A makwaya dance accompanied by a drum and palm leaf rattles attached to the legs. Further details refer ILAM field card number H1R1

Boys and girls from Chief Chigugwana's village

1955-10-11 Chief Chigugwana's village | Clapping | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Makwaya dance | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Rattle containers made of palm leaf | Seeds | Shangaan | Southern African | Tonga | Traditional music
Ndlama | Southern African

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ILAM

A makwaya dance accompanied by a drum and palm leaf rattles attached to the legs. Further details refer ILAM field card number H1R2

Boys and girls from Chief Chigugwana's village

1955-10-11 Chief Chigugwana's village | Clapping | dance | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Makwaya dance | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Rattle containers made of palm leaf | Shangaan | Southern African | Tonga | Traditional music
Kwaya | Southern African

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ILAM

A makwaya dance song with aggressive actions. Further details refer ILAM field card number H1R6

France Mabosso
Youths and girls from Inkaya village

1955-10-11 Clapping | dance | Folk music | France Mabosso | ILAM | Indigenous music | Inkaya village | Makwaya dance | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Shangaan | Song | Southern African | Tonga | Traditional music
Masesa II | Southern African

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ILAM

A Masesa dance song accompanied by whistles and pegged drums made of oil cans. The dancers wore skirts made of lala palm. Further details refer ILAM field card number H1R11

Girls from Macia village

1955-10-11 Clapping | dance | Folk music | ILAM | Macia village | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Shangaan | Song | Southern African | Tonga | Traditional music | Two cylindrical oil can Drum | Whistles
Lololo |

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ILAM

A series of lullabies. Further details refer ILAM field card (C5M1)

Yao and Ngoni girls (Performer)

1949-09-15 Blantyre | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lullaby | Malawi | Ngoni | Ngoni | Nyasaland | Southern African | Yao | Yao
Umanga ukasilagayo |

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ILAM

A song for a chief, accompanied by clapping. Translated title is "We are glad to have danced for your chief." Refer ILAM field card D4C15

Mugabe Kagito (Performer)

1950-07-18 Clapping | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mugabe Kagito | Nyamwezi | Nyamwezi | Tabora | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Abatuga abagalana | Central African

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ILAM

A topical school song. Further details refer ILAM field card number D5V6

Zakaria Kasasa
Endongo za Baganda

1950-08-30 Central African | eight string bowl lyre | Endongo | Endongo za Buganda | Folk music | Ganda | ILAM | Indigenous music | Laced conical drum | Ndingidi | Ntenga | one string lute | Song | topical | Traditional music | Uganda | Zakaria Kasara
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