Folk music

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
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
Agapa |

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ILAM

Further information refer ILAM field card number F4H-7.

Mayogo men and women (Performer)
Bandani (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-08-05 Bandani | Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | Gbe-Kombi | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mayogo | Mayogo Mabozo | Mbira | Party song | Rattle | Yogo
Agwe mzengele sina chakulonga |

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ILAM

Story song. Further details refer ILAM field card (D3F13)

Ramazani Mfaumbe (Performer)

1950-06-25 Daressalaam | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Ramazani Mfaumbe | Story Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Zaramo | Zaramo
Ai abei eong | Central African

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ILAM

Topical song with Auleru, vertical flute, open, four notes.

A clever use of the lower and upper octaves in the pipe. The lower follows the higher. The player blows across the square end of the open pipe.

1950-00-00 Auleru flute | Central African | Emugat | Folk music | ILAM | Lukiko | Mbale district | Teso | Tororo | Uganda | Yowana
Aiwelo ndi asiwani waki |

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ILAM

Story song, unaccompanied. Further details refer ILAM field card (C5N11)

Tonga boys (Performer)

1949-09-16 Blantyre | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyasaland | Southern African | Story Song | Tonga | Tonga | Unaccompanied
Ajuba |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F4F 8

Buja soldiers (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-08-02 Ajuba dance | Buja | Buja | Bumba | Central African | Clapping | Congo | Dance song | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Ngala | Rattle | Republic of the Congo
Aka kambanda na sumbwili |

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ILAM

Unaccompanied dance song with Lunda men and women. Further details refer ILAM field card (C3Z7).

Muntanga, J. (Performer)
Jim Muntanga (Performer)

1949-08-07 Drinking song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kitwe | Lunda | Muntanga,Jim | Ndembo | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Zambia
Aka kambanda na sumbwili |

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ILAM

Inkanga dance music. Further information refer ILAM field card number: C3Z-7

Composer not specified
Muntanga, J. (Performer)
Jim Muntanga (Performer)

1949-08-07 Dance song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Inkanga | Lunda | Lunda | Muntanga,Jim | Ndembo | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Zambia
Akanga nduka |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number F4Z-3.

Joshua Omwami (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-09-26 bells | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indingenous music | Joshua Omwami | Kenya | Luya | Lyre | Nyanza | Ragoli | Rattle | Topical song
Akasozi bamunanika | Central African

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ILAM

Praise song accompanied by various instruments. Further details refer ILAM field card number D5V8

Zakaria Kasasa
Endongo za Baganda

1950-08-31 Central African | eight string bowl lyre | Endongo | Endongo za Buganda | Folk music | Ganda | ILAM | Indigenous music | Laced conical drum | Ndingidi | Ntenga | one string lute | praise | Song | Traditional music | Uganda | Zakaria Kasara
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