Folk music

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Title Audio Collection Descriptionsort icon Composer Date All terms
Matwangowe | Southern African

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ILAM

Zore dance song accompanied by various types of drums. Refer ILAM field card H1H11

Nyembane dancers (Performer)

1955-03-06 Dance song | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mozambique | Nyembane | Nyembane | Portuguese East Africa | South Africa | Southern African | Tonga | Transvaal | Zore
Tachula bebe | Southern African

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ILAM

Zore dance song accompanied by various types of drums and beating with sticks on corrugated iron. Refer ILAM field card H1H12

Nyembane dancers

1955-03-06 Corrugated iron | Dance song | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mozambique | Nyembane | Nyembane | Portuguese East Africa | South Africa | Southern African | Tonga | Transvaal | Zore
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
Pakushila muka munobe wendo seneme. The translated title is "When you dance with a friend's girl you are afraid". | Central African

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ILAM

Zomba dance song for young men and women

Edward Bwalya
Bemba young men

1949-08-01 Bemba | Bemba | Boys and girls | Bwalya,Edward | Central African | Cylindrical Drum | dance | Double headed and laced | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Traditional music | Zambia | Zomba
Pakushila muka munobe wende seneme |

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ILAM

Zomba dance music. Translated English title - "When you dance with a friend's girl you are afraid." Further details refer ILAM Shellac record number: TP068

Composer not specified
Edward Bwalya (Performer)

1949-08-01 Bemba | Bemba | Bwalya,Edward | Dance song | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Zambia | Zomba
Koni kalelila aka tenga malito |

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ILAM

Zomba dance music. Translated English title - "The bird cries for the pall bearers." Further details refer ILAM Shellac record number: TP0690

Composer not specified
Edward Bwalya (Performer)

1949-08-01 Bemba | Bemba | Bwalya,Edward | Clapping | Dance song | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Zambia | Zomba
Koni kalelila aka tenga malito |

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ILAM

Zomba dance music. Translated English title - "The bird cries for the pall bearers." Further details refer ILAM Shellac record number: TP0689

Edward Bwalya (Performer)

1949-08-01 Bemba | Bemba | Bwalya,Edward | Clapping | Dance song | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Zambia | Zomba
Iye Mwelu aluba lupili nganatelemuka |

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ILAM

Zomba dance music. Further details refer ILAM record number TP0283-XYZ4432

Bwalya Lumbwe (Performer)

1949-08-24 Bemba | Bemba | Dance song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lumbwe,Bwalya | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Zambia | Zomba
Abanensu | Southern African

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ILAM

Yodelling Song. Further details refer to ILAM filed card E2C20

Gabriel Yumba (Performer)

1951-06-06 Bembe | Chiwala,Fraser | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mufilera | Nothern Rhodesia | Southern African | Yodelling | Yumba,Gabriel | Zambia
Cabo obela |

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ILAM

Yodelling song with guitar. Translated English title "Cabo has fallen into the water." Further details refer ILAM field card (E2E7)

The North Rhodesia Cowboy singers (Performer)
Gumba, G. (Performer)
Chiwala, F. (Performer)

1951-06-08 Bemba | Chiwala,F. | Folk music | Guitar | Gumba,G. | ILAM | Indigenous music | North Rhodesia Cowboy Singers | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Yodelling | Zimbabwe
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