Lament

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Title Audio Collection Description Composersort icon Date All terms
Wemba umlungu welizwe | Southern African

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ILAM

Translated English title - "Now the white man has taken our country away from us." Further details refer ILAM field card number: L1K 6

Xhosa women (Performer)
Composer not specified

1957-05-10 Ciskei | Clapping | Eastern Cape | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lament | Ngaika | South Africa | Southern African | Transkei | Vocals | Xhosa | Xhosa
Nabongo shalo shahuka |

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ILAM

Marabi town dance for men and women with leg bells and clapping. Further details refer ILAM field card (D6H11)

Wanga, C. (Performer)
Charles Wanga (Performer)

1950-09-11 bells | Clapping | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kenya | Lament | Leg bells | Luyia | Nyanza | Wanga | Wanga | Wanga,Charles
Min Adindi | East African

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ILAM

Lament. Further details refer ILAM field card number D6I4

Walter Arum
Kisii Government School Choir

1950-09-12 Arum,Walter | Dho Luo | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kenya | Kisii Government School choir | Lament | mourning | Song | Traditional music
Lwakuba abataka | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR2370.

Waibi (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Budongo (Mbira) | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Jinja | Lament | Soga | Soga | Uganda | Waibi
Wanodira hondohwe |

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ILAM

Soloist and 4 men

W. Murazikwa Pfeni (Performer)

1948-04-22 ILAM | Lament | Manyika | Pfeni,W. Murazikwa | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Umtali | Zimbabwe
Konsole |

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ILAM

A lament expressing a longing for home, accompanied by Bangwe board zither
Refer ILAM field card K4

W Nkonde

1948-03-11 ILAM | Lament | Mozambique | Nkonde,W. | nostalgia | Portuguese East Africa | Shangaan | Song | Southern African | Zither
Ntini Kachani Kadiphiyelo |

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ILAM

Personal Lament for her husband
Further details refer ILAM field card (CR22)

Tindene Chibisufude (Composer/Performer)
Chopi women (Performer)

1949-06-08 Chopi | Chopi | Clapping | ILAM | Lament | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Southern African | Tindene Chibisufude | Zavala
Chalo cha ku Zomba |

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ILAM

Unaccompanied lament for the Zomba flood. Further details refer ILAM field card (C5J24)

Thindwa, R. (Performer)
Robati Thindwa (Performer)

1949-09-12 Henga | ILAM | Lament | Malawi | Nyasaland | Southern African | Thindwa,Robati | Tumbuka | Tumbuka | Unaccompanied
Lefu la Seeiso | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR1980.

Southern Choir (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-00-00 Basutoland | ILAM | Lament | Lesotho | Roma | Sotho | South Sotho | Southern African | Southern Choir - Roma College
Lefu la Seeiso |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: E1C 1

Sotho men from the Southern Choir, Roma College (Performer)
Composer not specified

1951-05-23 Basutoland | Concert song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lament | Lesotho | Maseru | Sotho | Sotho | South Sotho | Southern African | Southern Choir - Roma College | Unaccompanied
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