Indigenous music

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Title Audio Collection Descriptionsort icon Composer Date All terms
Nenhe angupu | Central African

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ILAM

A praise song which is sung when the chief arrives in a village on a visit. Further details refer to ILAM field card no. F4I3.

Medje men (Performer)

1952-08-07 Belgian Congo | Central African | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Medje | Medje | Medje | Praise song | Rattle
Ishe Komborera Afrika National Anthem |

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ILAM

A prayer for Africa by A.S Mampa with boys at Domboshawa School. Further details refer to ILAM card no. C6F2.

A.S. Mampa (Performer)

1949-10-04 Domboshawa School | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mampa,A.S. | Prayer song | Salisbury | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Unaccompanied | Zezuru | Zimbabwe
Lololo |

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ILAM

A series of lullabies. Further details refer ILAM field card (C5M1)

Yao and Ngoni girls (Performer)

1949-09-15 Blantyre | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lullaby | Malawi | Ngoni | Ngoni | Nyasaland | Southern African | Yao | Yao
Umanga ukasilagayo |

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ILAM

A song for a chief, accompanied by clapping. Translated title is "We are glad to have danced for your chief." Refer ILAM field card D4C15

Mugabe Kagito (Performer)

1950-07-18 Clapping | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mugabe Kagito | Nyamwezi | Nyamwezi | Tabora | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Abatuga abagalana | Central African

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ILAM

A topical school song. Further details refer ILAM field card number D5V6

Zakaria Kasasa
Endongo za Baganda

1950-08-30 Central African | eight string bowl lyre | Endongo | Endongo za Buganda | Folk music | Ganda | ILAM | Indigenous music | Laced conical drum | Ndingidi | Ntenga | one string lute | Song | topical | Traditional music | Uganda | Zakaria Kasara
Ogola | East African

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ILAM

A topical school song. Further details refer ILAM field card number D6I3

Charles Mboya
Kisii Government School Choir

1950-09-12 Dho Luo | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kenya | Kisii Government School choir | Mboya,Charles | school | Song | topical | Traditional music
Imali ye konsati | Southern African

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ILAM

A topical song with guitar accompaniment. Further details refer to ILAM field card no. DH11

Lower Gwelo Choir (Performer)

1950-05-06 Folk song | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lower Gwelo | Lower Gwelo Choir | Ndebele | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Topical song | Zimbabwe | Zulu
Oyo oyo wanize |

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ILAM

A wedding song unaccompanied. Further details refer to ILAM field card no. D2B7.

The seven wives of the Chief (Performer)

1950-05-26 Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mzimba | Ngoni | Nyasaland | Seven Wives of the Chief | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Wedding song | Zulu
Ilonge flute tunes |

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ILAM

Accompanied by ilonge flute. Further details refer ILAM field card no. D2R16.

Balekebosa Kayala (Performer)

1950-06-09 East African | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kayala,Balekebosa | Kiwira village | Nyakynsa | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Three Flute | Tukuyu
Che mwali china salile |

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ILAM

Accompanied folk song. Further details refer ILAM field card (C4G12)

Kachoka, U. (Performer)
Uladi Kachoka (Performer)

1949-08-14 Bangwe | Board zither | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kachoka,Uladi | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Yao | Zambia | Zither
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