Folk song

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

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ILAM

Unaccompanied vocal music

1948-04-23 Aca pella | Folk song | Gunda | Hungwe | ILAM | Mrewa | Mugure,V. | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Zimbabwe
Ncito ya Lucelo | Central African

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ILAM

Work sing for road work

1949-07-13 Belgian Congo | Central African Music | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk song | ILAM | Kasenga | Luunda
Ijoki lomfana |

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ILAM

A "joki" is a casanova. Further details refer to ILAM card no. DH13

Fraser Mpofu (Leader)

1950-05-06 Folk song | Fraser Mpofu | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lower Gwelo Choir | Ndebele | Salisbury | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Topical song | Zimbabwe
Garika Uchaziwona |

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ILAM

A humorous song of Sena, Portuguese East Africa origin with Bangwe accompaniment.

Meriki Fumbe

1951-06-05 Bulawayo Location | Folk song | Humorous | ILAM | Indigenous music | Meriki Fumbe | Sena | Song | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Zimbabwe | Zither
Lesotho Part 1 |

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ILAM

A Lithoka Recited Verse of Maseru origin. Further details refer to ILAM card no. E1A1

Peter Khamane (Performer)

1951-05-21 Basutoland | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lesotho | Peter Khamane | Roma Mission | Sotho | Southern African | Unaccompanied
Nenhe angupu | Central African

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ILAM

A praise song which is sung when the chief arrives in a village on a visit. Further details refer to ILAM field card no. F4I3.

Medje men (Performer)

1952-08-07 Belgian Congo | Central African | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Medje | Medje | Medje | Praise song | Rattle
Imali ye konsati | Southern African

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ILAM

A topical song with guitar accompaniment. Further details refer to ILAM field card no. DH11

Lower Gwelo Choir (Performer)

1950-05-06 Folk song | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lower Gwelo | Lower Gwelo Choir | Ndebele | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Topical song | Zimbabwe | Zulu
Ilonge flute tunes |

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ILAM

Accompanied by ilonge flute. Further details refer ILAM field card no. D2R16.

Balekebosa Kayala (Performer)

1950-06-09 East African | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kayala,Balekebosa | Kiwira village | Nyakynsa | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Three Flute | Tukuyu
Che mwali china salile |

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ILAM

Accompanied folk song. Further details refer ILAM field card (C4G12)

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

1949-08-14 Bangwe | Board zither | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kachoka,Uladi | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Yao | Zambia | Zither
Where shall I be when the first trumpet sound? |

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ILAM

American negro spiritual song unaccompanied. Further details refer to ILAM field card no. C6F3.

A.S. Mampa (Performer)

1949-10-04 American Negro Spiritual song | Domboshawa School | English | Folk song | ILAM | Mampa,A.S. | Salisbury | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Unaccompanied | Zimbabwe
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