Indigenous music

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
A ka sa ngi bhaleli | Southern African

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ILAM

Unaccompanied traditional song performed by male choir

The traditional evening birds

1960-01-01 Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Isicathamiya | Male Choir | Mbube | Part singing | South Africa | Southern African | Traditional evening birds | Traditional music | Unaccompanied | Zulu
A Kalukwamba musiku zimito yalula | Central African

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ILAM

Ulimba dance song for men and women. The translated title is "It is the days which change the man". Further details refer ILAM field card number C4V8

Kumbale Lungu
Nsenga men and women

1949-08-29 Central African | Clapping | dance | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lungu,Kumbale | Northern Rhodesia | Nsenga | Nsenga | Seven note | Song | Traditional music | Ulimba | Xylophone | Zambia
A kalukwamba ninsiku zicito yalula |

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ILAM

Ulimba dance song with Ulimba xylophone and clapping. Translated English title - "It is the days which change a man." Further details refer ILAM field card number: C4V-8

Kumbale Lungu (Performer)
Composer not specified

1949-08-29 Clapping | Dance song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lungu,Kumbale | Northern Rhodesia | Nsenga | Nsenga | Southern African | Ulimba | Xylophone | Zambia
A kawokondi nkhondo |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1457

Nyanja women and girls (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Chewa | Clapping | Dance song | Drum | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mcoma dance | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Whistle
A le ea Bona |

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ILAM

Topical song. Further details refer ILAM record TP0001

Beatrice Mbanjwa (Performer)
Composer not specified

1948-00-00 Bechuanaland | Big Boys | Botswana | Drum | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mbanjwa,Beatrice | Southern African | Topical song | Tswana
A Luwe |

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ILAM

Pounding song with mortar and pestles. Further details refer ILAM field card (D2G10)

Taines Chirwa (Performer)
Nancy Luhana (Performer)

1950-05-31 Chirwa,Taines | Folk music | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luhana,Nancy | Malawi | mortar | Mzimba | Nyasaland | pestle | Pounding song | Southern African | Tumbuka | Tumbuka
A Magowamine | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM library number: A10.

1954-12-12 East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Radio Club | Vocal
A Mkandawire mulizye makora Bangwe |

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ILAM

Humorous song with Bangwe board zither. Further details refer ILAM record number TP0296-XYZ4445

Fumba Mkandawile (Performer)

1949-08-24 Bangwe | Board zither | Folk music | Henga | Humorous | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mkandawile,Fumba Lundazi | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | Tumbuka | Zambia | Zither
A Mu Sali Wale Ndako | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number: CR2946.

Blandy Zabale and Co
Composer not specified

1951-00-00 Drum | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | M'Chopi | Mbira | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Rattle | Zabale,Blandy
A Mwanjawanthu Cifundo | South Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1291

Nsenga Women (Performer)
Composer not specified

1905-05-05 Drum | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mwale,Zilosi | Northern Rhodesia | Nsenga | Nsengu | South Central African | Unaccompanied | Vocal | Zambia
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