Mbira

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
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
Awakasi mbaweyi |

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ILAM

Marunda Dance Song for men and women. Further details refer ILAM shellac record number TP1710

James Matego (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Clapping | Dance song | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Jita | Jita | Kwaya | Lake Victoria | Marunba Dance Song | Matigo,James | Mbira | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Awakasi mbuwayi |

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ILAM

Dance song for men and women with Mbira and clapping. Translated English title - "The women are liars." Further details refer ILAM field card (D4H14).

James Matigo (Performer)

1950-07-23 Clapping | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Jita | Jita | Kwaya | Matigo,James | Mbira | Musoma | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Ayesu Mwe Nivwale Yinji | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR0618

Yelele Phiri and Company (Performer)
Composer not specified

1967-00-00 Chinsenga | Drinking song | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kalimba | Mbira | Northern Rhodesia | Phiri,Yelele | Senga | Southern African | Vocal | Zambia
Babikapo no mutembo pali bama |

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ILAM

Further information refer ILAM field card number: C4A-4

Composer not specified
Yotamu Muteba (Performer)

1949-08-08 Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kankobele | Lala | Mbira | Mourning song | Muteba,Yotamu | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Zambia
Bakuba 1 | Central African

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ILAM

Traditional song accompanied by several indigenous instruments.

Tambila Adolphe
Ensemble Folklorique

1900-01-00 Adolphe,Tambila | Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Ensemble Folklorique | Gourd Rattle | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lively | Man singing | Mbira | Song | Traditional music
Bakulu bantalile ne mwine |

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ILAM

Further detail refer ILAM shellac record number: TP0664-XYZT4036

Composer not specified
Shonongo, J. (Performer)

1949-00-00 Bisa | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kankobele | Mbira | Nyasaland | Shonongo,J. | Southern African | Topical song | Zambia
Bamana kutomona |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number TP0427-ABC11582

Composer not specified
Elias (Performer)

1900-01-00 Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Elias | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kasai | Luba | Luba | Mbira | Republic of the Congo | Song
Bamangolosa bachusuwano; Bata wasungu mulumbu | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP3970

1957-00-00 ILAM | Indigenous music | Kankobele | Lala | Mbira | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Zambia
Bana shitasa shitefano |

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ILAM

Drinking song for the Mupukumo dance, accompanied by the Chilimba mbira. Refer ILAM field card C4A17

Silifa Mutale Koni
Andula Chanda
Bemba women and men at Mindolo Compound

1949-08-08 Bemba | Bemba | Chanda,Andula | Chilimba | dancing | drinking | ILAM | Koni,Silifa Mutale | Mbira | men | Mindolo Compound | Mupukumo | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | women | Zambia
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