Indigenous music

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Title Audio Collection Descriptionsort icon Composer Date All terms
Walilela imango ingasiyo yako | Southern African

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ILAM

Translated English title - "You are very envious of someone else's hair." Further details refer ILAM field card number: L1K 2

Annie Macholweni (Performer)
Composer not specified

1957-05-10 bow | Ciskei | Eastern Cape | Folk music | Hadi bow | ILAM | Indigenous music | Macholweni,Annie | Ngaika | Self-delectative song | South Africa | Southern African | Transkei | Vocals | Xhosa
Mandowa - Parts I. II. III & IV | Southern African

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ILAM

Two dance tunes for Nandowa dance. Further details refer to ILAM field card no. G1A6a.

Zhuake Nasinyi (Performer)

1954-06-06 Dance song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Makulane | Mbira | Mozambique | Ndau | Nova Mambone district | Portuguese East Africa | Southern African | Traditional music | Zhuake Masingi
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
Wapezia wamabela |

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ILAM

A greeting song for the chief. Further details refer to ILAM field card no. D4C2

Mugabe Bin Maganga (Performer)

1950-07-18 Conical Drum | Drum | East African | Folk music | Greeting song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lagaya | Mugabe Bin Maganga | Nyamwezi | Nyamwezi | Tabora | Tanganyika | Tanzania
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
Ntini kachani ka diphiyelo | East African

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ILAM

A lament with clapping. Further details refer to ILAM field card no. CR22

Tindene Chibisufude (Composer/Performer)

1949-06-08 Chopi | Chopi | Clapping | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lament song | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Southern African | Tindene Chibisufude | Zavala
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
Ndlama Maritinji | Southern African

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ILAM

A makwaya dance accompanied by a drum and palm leaf rattles attached to the legs. Further details refer ILAM field card number H1R1

Boys and girls from Chief Chigugwana's village

1955-10-11 Chief Chigugwana's village | Clapping | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Makwaya dance | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Rattle containers made of palm leaf | Seeds | Shangaan | Southern African | Tonga | Traditional music
Ndlama | Southern African

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ILAM

A makwaya dance accompanied by a drum and palm leaf rattles attached to the legs. Further details refer ILAM field card number H1R2

Boys and girls from Chief Chigugwana's village

1955-10-11 Chief Chigugwana's village | Clapping | dance | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Makwaya dance | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Rattle containers made of palm leaf | Shangaan | Southern African | Tonga | Traditional music
Kwaya | Southern African

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ILAM

A makwaya dance song with aggressive actions. Further details refer ILAM field card number H1R6

France Mabosso
Youths and girls from Inkaya village

1955-10-11 Clapping | dance | Folk music | France Mabosso | ILAM | Indigenous music | Inkaya village | Makwaya dance | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Shangaan | Song | Southern African | Tonga | Traditional music
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