Folk music

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Title Audio Collection Descriptionsort icon Composer Date All terms
Ogola | East African

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ILAM

A topical school song. Further details refer ILAM field card number D6I3

Charles Mboya
Kisii Government School Choir

1950-09-12 Dho Luo | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kenya | Kisii Government School choir | Mboya,Charles | school | Song | topical | Traditional music
Oyo oyo wanize |

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ILAM

A wedding song unaccompanied. Further details refer to ILAM field card no. D2B7.

The seven wives of the Chief (Performer)

1950-05-26 Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mzimba | Ngoni | Nyasaland | Seven Wives of the Chief | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Wedding song | Zulu
Iche nasalile |

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ILAM

Accompanied love song. Further details refer ILAM field card (C4G11)

Kachoka, U. (Performer)
Uladi Kachoka (Performer)

1949-08-14 Bangwe | Board zither | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kachoka,Uladi | Love song | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Yao | Zambia | Zither
Kamonga |

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ILAM

Accompanied wedding song. Further details refer ILAM field card (C2S20)

Trido, N. (Performer)
Ngoyi Trido (Performer)
Vinsa, M. (Performer)
Mbaya Vinsa (Performer)


1949-07-05 Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luba | Rattle | Trido,Ngoyi | Vinsa,Mbaya | Wedding song | Xylophone
Nyina lya mwana |

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ILAM

After Hunting song with Mashia Dance. Translated English title - "Mother of a child". Further details refer ILAM field card no. C3P20.

Chipepa, A (Performer)
Ali Chipepa (Performer)

1949-07-28 After Hunting song | Chipepa,Ali | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luunda | Mufulira | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Zambia
Chaletele basungu |

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ILAM

After Hunting song with Mashia Dance. Translated English title - "What brought the white men". Further details refer ILAM field card no. C3P19.

Chipepa, A (Performer)
Ali Chipepa (Performer)

1949-07-28 After Hunting song | Chipepa,Ali | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luunda | Mufulira | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Zambia
Ngeleleti Ngeleleti |

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ILAM

Alabukongo Dance song for men and women. Further details refer ILAM shellac record TP1714

Idi Hasani Kasongo (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Dance song | East African | Folk music | Idi Hasani Kasongo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luba | Marimba | Songe | Songe | Xylophone
Lyakutomfa |

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ILAM

Bawdy song to deter wantons. Further details refer ILAM field card (D4O6).

Sukuma men (Performer)

1950-07-29 Bawdy song | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mwanza | Nyamwezi | Pornographic song | Sukuma | Sukuma | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Adumba dumutamba mambaya | Central African

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ILAM

Betrothal dance with three Likembe mbira. Further details refer ILAM field card (F1V5)

Rambo (Uele) soldiers and women (Performer)

1952-02-06 Barambo | Belgian Congo | Betrothal dance | Central African | Congo | Dance music | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Likembe | Mbira | Rambo | Rambo | Stanleyville | Uele
Mikongwe mwilaka |

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ILAM

Boys initiation music

Makimilani Mpuluka (Performer)

1949-09-13 Folk music | ILAM | Lomwe | Makimilani Mpuluka | Malawi | Nyasaland | Southern African | Zomba
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