Initiation song

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Title Audio Collection Description Composersort icon Date All terms
Mwele mwele |

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ILAM

Further information refer ILAM shellac record number: TP0786

1950-00-00 Clapping | Drum | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Initiation song | Malawi | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tumbuka
Kanamanya |

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ILAM

Further information refer ILAM shellac record number: TP0786

1950-00-00 Clapping | Drum | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Initiation song | Malawi | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tumbuka
Women's Initiation song | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record AC1328.

1900-01-00 ILAM | Indigenous music | Initiation song | South Africa | Southern African
Shambililenu mwaile mungongo |

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ILAM

Further information refer ILAM field card number: C3V-1

Composer not specified
Longwani Nanjeko (Performer)

1949-08-03 Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Initiation song | Kangombio | Longwani | Lozi | Mbira | Nanjeko | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Topical song | Zambia
Chambamba ndungo yabi ndele |

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ILAM

Initiation song with struck Idiophones. Translated English title - "Chambamba is slave to a white man." Further details refer ILAM field card number C4Q17

Dikisoni Muhuji (Performer)

1949-08-24 Dikisoni Muhuji | Folk music | Idiophone | ILAM | Indigenous music | Initiation song | Lunda | Lunda | Ndembo | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Stick | Zambia
Okanini mama |

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ILAM

Initiation ceremony song for girls with sticks. Accompanied by Tonga boys at Munali Training Centre. Further details refer ILAM field card no. C4M2.

Habanyama, H (Performer)
Hezekiya Habanyama (Performer)

1949-08-20 Folk music | Habanyama,Hezekiya | ILAM | Indigenous music | Initiation song | Lusaka | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Tonga | Zambia
Namwali kagwada |

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ILAM

Song for girls initiation ceremony. Translated English title - "A girl should kneel (when giving or taking something from her mother". Further details refer field card (C5B5)

Ikwenda, S. (Performer)
Saineti Ikwenda (Performer)

1949-09-04 Chewa | Folk music | Ikwenda,Saineti | ILAM | Indigenous music | Initiation song | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Salima | Southern African | Unaccompanied
Hela Kogo |

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ILAM

Lengae initiation song, unaccompanied. Translated English title - "Hey, Kogo!" Further details refer ILAM field card (N2E9)

Malefetsane Mosese (Performer)

1959-11-27 Basutoland | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Initiation song | Lengae | Lesotho | Malefetsane Mosese | Maseru | Sotho | Sotho | South Sotho | Southern African | Unaccompanied
Musiyalebo, musiyalebo |

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ILAM

Initiation song for girls, unaccompanied. Translated english title - "Goodbye, goodbye." Further details refer to ILAM field card number C4Q11

Musilizo Ikafa (Performer)

1949-08-24 Barotseland | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Initiation song | Lozi | Lozi | Musilizo Ikafa | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Zambia
Tisole |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F4F 6

Ndibu soldiers (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-08-02 Belgian Congo | Central African | Clapping | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Initiation song | Ndibu | Ndibu | Rattle | Republic of the Congo | Thysville
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