Mbira

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Ambia | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card no. H1R8.

Fabiao Dingani Mashawa (Performer)

1955-10-11 Bileni | Fabiao Dingani Mashawa | Hlanganu | ILAM | Mbira | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Self delectative | Southern African | Tonga
Ambila baBemba na baLamba |

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ILAM

Maringa dance music. Further details refer ILAM fieldcard F1V-3.

Group of Lulua soldiers (Performer)

1952-02-06 Belgian Congo | Bottle | Central African | Clapping | Dance song | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | Gourd | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luba | Lulua | Lulua | Luluabourg | Mbira | Rattle | Wooden clapper
Ambila baBemba na baLamba | Central African

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ILAM

Maringa dance song accompanied by Chisanhi mbira, rattles, a singing gourd, and beating on a bottle with a stick. Refer ILAM field card F1V3

Lulua soldiers (Performer)
Lulua women (Performer)

1952-02-06 Belgian Congo | Bottle | Central African | Congo | Dance song | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | Gourd | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kasai | Luba | Lulua | Lulua | Maringa | Mbira | Rattle
Ambila baBemba na baLamba | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number: CR2877.

Soldats Luluas Et Ses Femmes (Performer)
Composer not specified

1954-00-00 Belgian Congo | Chisanzhi | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luba | Luluas Et Ses Femmes | Maringa dance song | Mbira | rattles
Ambwiya | East African

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ILAM

Self-delectative song with Mbira dza Ndau. Translated English title - "Mother-in-law." Further details refer ILAM field card (H1R12)

Fabiao Dingani Mashawa (Performer)

1955-10-11 Bilene | East African | Fabiao Dingani Mashawa | Folk music | Hlanganu | ILAM | Indigenous music | Macia | Mbira | Mbira dza WaNdau | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Self-delectative song | Southern African | Tonga
Anawuya waya bule |

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ILAM

Lament about poverty accompanied by Likembe (Mbira)
Further details refer ILAM field card (C2U12)

Mbanga Maria (Composer/Performer)

1949-07-07 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Lament | Likembe | Maria,Mbanga | Mbira | Ngala
Anawuya waya bule |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: C2U-12

Mbanga Maria (Performer)
Mbanga Maria (Composer)

1949-07-07 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lament | Likembe | Maria,Mbanga | Mbira | Ngala | Republic of the Congo | Wangale | Zaire
Angela | Central African

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ILAM

Party song with mbira and rattle. Mvu men. Mamvutu-Andobo, sous chef Gamubu, chef Choga, N.E. Congo.

A simple Mvu tune and a good example of one of the simplest of all African modes.

1952-07-31 Basket rattle | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk - Central African | ILAM | Mbira | Mvu | Mvu | North East Congo | Republic of the Congo
Apongozi ngao cimwana cao nacileka |

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ILAM

Nostalgic song

Ziyelesa Mwale (Performer)

1949-08-27 Folk song | ILAM | Kalimba | Mbira | Mwale,Ziyelesa | Nothern Rhodesia | Nsenga | Petauke | Southern African | Zambia
Asimbi sense a Msamaliya |

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ILAM

Topical song with Kalimba Mbira. Translated English title - "Girls, go and call back Msamaliya." Further details refer ILAM field card number: C4V-20

Yelele Lungu (Performer)
Yelele Lungu (Composer)

1949-08-29 ILAM | Kalimba | Lungu,Yelele | Mbira | Northern Rhodesia | Nsenga | Nsenga | Southern African | Topical song | Zambia
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