Song

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Walowela mewa |

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ILAM

A song in which the husband refers to his wife who had too much alcohol to drink. The song is accompanied by the Bango zither. Refer ILAM field card D2B8

Zakaliya Kachali

1950-05-26 admonishment | Bango | drunk | Henga | husband | ILAM | Malawi | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Tumbuka | wife | Zakaliya Kachali | Zither
Walya mwana wamphondolo |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1239

Sena people (Performer)
Composer not specified

1949-00-00 Chikunda | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Sena | Sena | Song | Southern African | story | Unaccompanied
wam'mona |

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ILAM

Orchestral dance song with Timbila xylophones
Refer ILAM field card CR14

Mabandla movement

1949-06-08 Chopi | dance | ILAM | Mabandla movement | Mozambique | Mozambique | Orchestra | Portuguese East Africa | Song | Southern African | Timbila
Wamloyile |

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ILAM

Dance song, for Chingomana dance with one drum

Shangaan men and women

1949-05-29 Bila | Chingomana | dance | Drum | ILAM | Shangaan | Song | South Africa | Southern African | Tonga
Wamubingwe |

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ILAM

Humourous Song. Further details refer ILAM record field card number XYZ5413

1950-00-00 Central African | East African | Humorous | ILAM | Mbira | Rattle | Song | Uganda
Wamubirigwe | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR2364.

Kuruseni (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Budongo (Mbira) | East African | Humorous | ILAM | Indigenous music | Jinja | Kuruseni | Rattle | Soga | Soga | Song | Uganda
Wamuyeyenga; Remembrance or memorial |

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ILAM

urial song for accompanying the body to the grave
Refer ILAM field card C3O12

Peter Kangwe
Samukonge Chipipa

1949-07-27 burial | Chipipa,Samukonga | grave | ILAM | Luchazi | Northern Rhodesia | Peter Kangwe | Song | Southern African | Zambia
Wangi bamba seliyashona | Southern African

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ILAM

Mbube dance song accompanied by the guitar. Further details refer ILAM field card number DC27

The Natal Champions (Performer)

1960-01-01 dance | Guitar | ILAM | Mbube | Natal Champions | Popular music | Song | South Africa | Southern African | Zulu
Wantaga kusabule |

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ILAM

Chant-like Manyanga dance song with drums and a lengthy unaccompanied introduction. ILAM field card number is unknown

Leader Kasomangila (Performer)
Husumi Isike (Performer)
(Abdali) Wachezaji wa Manyanga (Performer)

1950-00-00 Chant-like | dance | Drum | East African | Husumi Isike | ILAM | Kasomangila | Long Unaccompanied introduction | Manyanga | men | Nyamwezi | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional | Wachezaji wa Manyanga
Wanyera kinyanyi |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number TP0459-ABC12239

Composer not specified
Joseph Sigar (Performer)

1900-01-00 Accordion | Bottle | concertina | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Joseph Sigar | Kenya | Luo | Song
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