Folk song

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Title Audio Collection Description Composersort icon Date All terms
Wanyithu wa ku Jubegi |

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ILAM

Concert song sung by Tambuka and Henga boys with sticks beaten on a bass drum as accompaniment. Further details refer to ILAM card no. C5N6.

Blantyre Secondary School Boys (Performer)

1949-09-16 Bass Drum | Blantyre | Blantyre Secondary School | Central African | Concert song | Folk song | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyasaland | Sticks | Tambuka
Tikuonga mwacipoka wakoma cigwere |

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ILAM

Concert song sung by Tambuka and Henga boys. Further details refer to ILAM card no. C5N7.

Blantyre Secondary School Boys (Performer)

1949-09-16 Blantyre | Blantyre Secondary School | Central African | Concert song | Folk song | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyasaland | Tambuka | Unaccompanied
Munthu wakalima munduwake |

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ILAM

Song story sung by the Henga boys at Blatyre secondary school. Further details refer to ILAM card no. C5N1.

Blantyre Secondary School Boys (Performer)

1949-09-16 Blantyre | Blantyre Secondary School | Central African | Folk song | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyasaland | Story Song | Tambuka | Unaccompanied
Munthu wakatola mwanakazi |

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ILAM

Song story sung by the Henga/Tumbuka boys at Blatyre secondary school. Further details refer to ILAM card no. C5N2.

Blantyre Secondary School Boys (Performer)

1949-09-16 Blantyre | Blantyre Secondary School | Central African | Folk song | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyasaland | Story Song | Tumbuka | Unaccompanied
Nyengu yimosa ghakasowa comene |

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ILAM

Story with song sung by Henga and Tumbuka boys. Further details refer to ILAM card no. C5N3.

Blantyre Secondary School Boys (Performer)

1949-09-16 Blantyre | Blantyre Secondary School | Central African | Folk song | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyasaland | Story Song | Tumbuka | Unaccompanied
Howe | Central African

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ILAM

Bobwa dance. Further details refer ILAM field card F4V-3

Bobwa Men and Women (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-09-01 Belgian Congo | Bobwa | Bobwa | Bobwa dance | Central African | Congo | Cylindrical cross-laced drum | Democratic Republic of the Congo | East African | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Metal hand bell | Rattle | Wooden slit drum
Tutwala kani panshi |

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ILAM

Rowing song

Boniface Kasongo (Performer)

1949-07-12 Belgian Congo | Boniface Kasongo | Central African | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk song | ILAM | Kasenga | Luunda
A biti Njalasi, aleke ku lila |

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ILAM

Concert Song. Further details refer ILAM card no C5N8

Boys at Blantyre Secondary School (Performer)

1949-09-16 Blantyre Secondary School | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African
Cibunda aluba |

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ILAM

Folk song for hunting with three axes.
Further details refer ILAM field card (AX14)

Boys at Mapanza (Performer)

1948-05-06 Axe | Bemba | Folk song | Hunting song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mapanza | Mapanza College | Northern Rhodesia | Singa | Southern African | Zambia
Naku mauya aba Bemba |

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ILAM

Folk music drinking song with Limba and rattles.
Further details refer ILAM field card (AV2)

Boys at Mapanza (Performer)

1948-05-05 Drinking song | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lala | Limba | Mapanza | Mapanza College | Northern Rhodesia | Rattle | Southern African | Zambia
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