Folk

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
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
Toenda nomu hango taireba |

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ILAM

Song about lion spirits in the bush, accompanied by an mbira and rattles. Refer ILAM field card number E2C23

S Katara (Performer-mbira)
Siri Musonzo (Performer-rattle)

1951-06-06 Folk | ILAM | Kwatara,S. | Lion | Mbira huru | Mondoro | Musonzo,Siri | Song | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | spirit | Whosho rattles | Zezuru | Zimbabwe
Tula bongela heya |

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ILAM

Hiyari ya Moyo dance song with call and response. The English title is We are talking, yes. Refer ILAM field card number D3F5

Idi Selemani (Performer)
Nyamwezi men and women (Performer)

1950-06-25 dance | East African | Folk | Hiyari ya moyo | Idi Selemane | ILAM | Nyamwezi | Nyamwezi | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional | Vibrato singing
Tula bongela heya |

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ILAM

Hiyari ya Moyo dance song with call and response. The English title is We are talking, yes. Refer ILAM field card number D3F5

Idi Selemani (Performer)
Nyamwezi men and women (Performer)

1950-06-25 dance | East African | Folk | Hiyari ya moyo | Idi Selemane | ILAM | Nyamwezi | Nyamwezi | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional | Vibrato singing
Uchaucha kina mama |

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ILAM

Mbeta pipe dance with various wind instruments accompanied by rattles and friction sticks. Refer ILAM field card number D3E4

Zaramo young men (Performer)
Pembe Selemani (Performer)

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

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ILAM

Mbeta pipe dance with various wind instruments accompanied by rattles and friction sticks. Refer ILAM field card number D3E4

Zaramo young men (Performer)
Pembe Selemani (Performer)

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

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ILAM

Folk song for praying, with rhytmic emphasis in the background humming. ILAM field card number is unknown

Unknown (Performer)

1957-00-00 Call and response | Folk | ILAM | Praying | Rhythmic humming background sound | Song | Sotho | South Africa | South Sotho | Southern African
Untitled |

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ILAM

Religious sounding song with part-singing performed by men. ILAM field card number is unknown

Unknown (Performer)

1957-00-00 Folk | Hymn-like | ILAM | Males singing | Part-singing | religious | Song | Sotho | South Africa | South Sotho | Southern African
Untitled |

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ILAM

Religious sounding song performed by men and women. Group of males have leading voice and the supporting choir consists of men and women. ILAM field card number is unknown

Unknown (Performer)

1957-00-00 Christian | Folk | ILAM | men and women | Part-singing | religious | Song | Sotho | South Africa | South Sotho | Southern African
Untitled |

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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
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