Folk

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ILAM

Slow moving song where male lead voice is answered by choir of men and women. There is no accompaniment. ILAM field card number is unknown

Unknown (Performer)

1900-01-00 Chorus of men and women | Folk | Hymn-like | ILAM | Male lead voice | Slow-moving | Song
Untitled |

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ILAM

Chant-like song performed by lead male voice, which is supported by a group singing and ululating in the background. ILAM field card number is unknown

Unknown (Performer)

1900-01-00 Chant-like | Choir support | Folk | ILAM | Lead voice | Song | Taditional | Ululation | Unaccompanied
Untitled |

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ILAM

Man reciting a poem or a prayer. It is unaccompanied. ILAM field card number is unknown

Unknown (Performer)

1900-01-00 Folk | ILAM | Male voice | Poetry | prayer | religious | Verse
Panti | Southern African

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ILAM

Humorous verses spoken by a man, with children as audience

Aliwal North Sesotho Choir (Performer)

1900-01-00 Aliwal North Sesotho Choir | children | Folk | humou | ILAM | man | Secular | Sotho | South Africa | Southern African | Spoken verse | Traditional performance
Pali masowela pano; Musaopa nkazi mzako |

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ILAM

Dance song. Further details refer ILAM card no C5J30

Aginesi Mkwanda (Performer)

1949-09-12 Folk | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mkwanda,Aginesi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Yao
Na lyitahidi kutengeza wena |

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ILAM

Orchestral piece and topical song performed by three brothers, playing on the Arabic instruments called Udi, Rika dance, Kayamba rattle, violin and dumbak drum. The English title is I try my best to be kind. ILAM field card number is unknown

Ali Othmani (Composer/Performer)
Othmani brothers (Performer)

1950-00-00 Brothers | Drum | Dumbak drum | East African | Folk | Guitar | ILAM | Instrumental | Kayamba rattle | Lute | Nguja | Orchestra | Othmani Brothers | Othmani,Ali | Rika dance | Swahili | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional | Udi | Violin | Zanziba
Mahawandi |

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ILAM

Solo performed on Oud, an Arabian guitar. ILAM field card number is unknown

Ali Othmani (Performer)

1950-00-00 Arabic | Arabic | East African | Folk | ILAM | Instrumental | Nguja | Othmani,Ali | Oud | Solo | String instrument | Swahili | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional
A Banda |

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ILAM

Wedding song performed when bride is taken to the house of the groom. Song starts with solo voice and is later joined by a group of singer. ILAM field card number is D2E6

Lucy Nyamangwe (Performer)
Tonga girls (Performer)

1950-05-29 Drum | Escorting | Folk | ILAM | Malawi | Nyamangwe,Lucy | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | wedding
Nthumba na lume |

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ILAM

Song performed when escorting the bride to the husband's house. The song is accompanied by drums. ILAM field card number is D2E6

Lucy Nyamangwe (Performer)
Tonga girls (Performer)

1950-05-29 Drum | Escorting | Folk | ILAM | Malawi | Nyamangwe,Lucy | Nyasaland | Song | Song for the married couple | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | wedding
Chansi cha nzige |

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ILAM

Pipe dance with various wind instruments accompanied by rattles and friction sticks. This is a copy of the TP2472. ILAM field card number is unknown

Zaramo young men (Performer)
Pembe Selemani (Performer)

1950-06-24 Call and response | East African | Folk | Friction sticks | ILAM | Pembe Selemani | Pipes | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Tin rattles | traditional | Viyanzi vertical flute | Zaramo | Zaramo
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