Initiation song

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Title Audio Collection Descriptionsort icon Composer Date All terms
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
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
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
Tomolong ka diatla |

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ILAM

Lengae initiation song, unaccompanied. Translated English title - "Like pulling up carrots with your hand." Further details refer ILAM field card (N1N2)

Tswana men (Performer)

1959-10-23 Bechuanaland | Botswana | Dintsa Marumolo | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Initiation song | Lengae | North Western Cape | Rolong | South Africa | Southern African | Tshidilamolomo | Tswana | Tswana | Unaccompanied
Losa lelo wowo ino ngoma |

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ILAM

Shonongo dance music. Translated English title - "Losa dancers." Further details refer ILAM field card number: C4I-2

Noah Laisi (Performer)
Composer not specified

1949-08-16 Dance song | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Initiation song | Kaonde | Kaonde | Laisi,Noah | Luba | Northern Rhodesia | Shonongo | Southern African | 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
Kanamanya |

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ILAM

Uzamba dance song -initiation song with two goblet drums and clapping. Further details refer ILAM field card (DY3)

Tumbuka women and girls(Performer)

1950-05-23 Clapping | Dance music | Drum | Folk music | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Initiation song | Kasungu | Malawi | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tumbuka | Tumbuka | Uzamba
Mwele mwele |

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ILAM

Uzamba dance song -initiation song with two goblet drums and clapping. Further details refer ILAM field card (DY3)

Tumbuka women and girls(Performer)

1950-05-23 Clapping | Dance music | Drum | Folk music | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Initiation song | Kasungu | Malawi | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tumbuka | Tumbuka | Uzamba
Mwele mwele (a); Kanamanya (b) |

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ILAM

Uzamba dance song -initiation song with two goblet drums and clapping. Further details refer ILAM field card (DY3)

Tumbuka women and girls(Performer)

1950-05-23 Clapping | Drum | Folk music | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Initiation song | Kasungu | Malawi | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tumbuka | Tumbuka
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