Song

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Wapezia wamabela |

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ILAM

Greeting song for a chief, accompanied by three drums. Refer ILAM field card number D4C2

Mugabe Bin Masanga (Performer)
Nyamwezi men and women (Performer)

1950-07-18 chief | Conical Drum | East African | Greeting | ILAM | Mugabe Bin Masanga | Nyamwezi | Nyamwezi | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional
Wapita Mu Musewo Kezala |

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ILAM

Ngoma dance song accompanied by the women's clapping. The English title is Kezala passes by on the road. Refer ILAM field card C4X2

Nguni men and women (Composer/Performer)

1949-08-31 Clapping | dance | ILAM | Indigenous music | Ngoma | Nguni | Nguni | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | Zambia
Wapita Mu Musewo Kezala |

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ILAM

Ngoma dance song accompanied by the women's clapping. The English title is Kezala passes by on the road. Refer ILAM field card C4X2

Nguni men and women (Composer/Performer)

1949-08-31 Clapping | dance | ILAM | Indigenous music | Ngoma | Nguni | Nguni | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | Zambia
Warina nindo wase mwikalange mumanyile |

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ILAM

Nindo praise song accompanied by foot stamping, Ndwala bells, horns and whistles. ILAM field card number is unknown

Malaika Chedeza (Composer/Performer)
Gogo men and women (Performer)

1950-00-00 Call and response | East African | Gogo | Gogo | Horn | ILAM | Malaika Chedego | Ndwala bells | nindo | praise | Song | Stamping | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional | Whistles
Warina nindo wase mwikalange mumanyile |

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ILAM

Nindo praise song accompanied by foot stamping, Ndwala bells, horns and whistles. ILAM field card number is unknown

Malaika Chedeza (Composer/Performer)
Gogo men and women (Performer)

1950-00-00 Call and response | East African | Foot stamping | Gogo | Gogo | Horns | ILAM | Malaika Chedego | men and women | Ndwala bells | nindo | praise | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional | Whistles
Wasepuka na mbuzi |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: D2A 4

Wareni Mkandawiri (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-05-26 East African | Folk music | Henga | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mkandawiri,Wareni | Mzimba | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | story | Tumbuka | Tumbuka | Unaccompanied
Wasepuka na mbuzi |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: D2A 4

Wareni Mkandawiri (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-05-26 East African | Folk music | Henga | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mkandawiri,Wareni | Mzimba | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | story | Tumbuka | Tumbuka | Unaccompanied
Washis'iywe (Nkantini's kraal) | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP3916

Zulu people (Performer)
Composer not specified

1939-07-00 ILAM | Indigenous music | KwaZulu-Natal | Natal | Pika Zulu | Song | South Africa | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Zulu | Zulu | Zululand
Wasibambezela Ntombi | Southern African

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ILAM

Song from the play "Chief above and Chief below" from Act I, scene 4. Translated English title - "You keep us waiting, lass." Further details refer ILAM record number AC0001.

Hugh Tracy (Composer)
King Edward Masinga (Composer)
Zulu Radio Choir (Performer)

1944-02-13 Choral music | Durban | ILAM | KwaZulu-Natal | Masinga,King Edward | Natal | Play | Song | South Africa | Southern African | Tracey, Hugh | Unaccompanied | Zulu | Zulu Radio Choir
Wasibambezela Ntombi | Southern African

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ILAM

Song from the play "Chief above and Chief below" from Act I, scene 4. Translated English title - "You keep us waiting, lass." Further details refer ILAM record number AC0001.

Hugh Tracy (Composer)
King Edward Masinga (Composer)
Zulu Radio Choir (Performer)

1944-02-13 Choral music | Durban | ILAM | KwaZulu-Natal | Masinga,King Edward | Natal | Play | Song | South Africa | Southern African | Tracey, Hugh | Unaccompanied | Zulu | Zulu Radio Choir
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