Song

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Wata sala |

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ILAM

Yodelling song to Shipendani accompanied by musical bow
Refer ILAM field card N1

S Koza on musical bow

1950-06-14 Bila | bow | East African | ILAM | S Koza on musical bow | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Tonga | Yodelling
Wataya mwana Telekunde |

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ILAM

Wistful song accompanied by the Bangwe board zither, originally for the stick zither called Mkangala. The English title is Telekunde has thrown away her child. Refer ILAM field card C5C7

Ositeni Phula (Composer/Performer)
Mesiyasi Chulu (Composer/Performer)

1949-09-05 Bangwe board zither | Chewa | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mesiyasi Chulu | Mkangala | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Ositeni Phula | Song | Southern African | Stick zither | wistful
Wathi wa mwita mwendwa |

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ILAM

Love song accompanied by one string lute called Mbebe
Refer ILAM field card D6W1

Munyithya wa Kyenze

1950-09-26 East African | ILAM | Kamba | Kenya | love | Mbebe | Munyithya wa Kyenze | one string lute | Song
Wathi wa Ota |

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ILAM

Divination song accompanied by musical bow
Refer ILAM field card D6W5

Mutio wa Katuma

1950-09-26 bow | divination | East African | ILAM | Kamba | Kenya | Mutio waKatuma | Song
Wavina Nindo wose murkalage mumanyile |

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ILAM

Nindo praise song accompanied by stomping, Ndwala bells, and horn whistles
Refer ILAM field card D2X2

Malaika Chedego
Gogo men and women

1950-06-17 bells | East African | Gogo | Gogo | horn whistles | ILAM | Malaika Chedego | nindo | praise | Song | stomping | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Wavwala cipapa ca Munkwele (a) ; Karukongwa zi (b) |

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ILAM

Hunting songs accompanied by clapping. Refer ILAM field card C4D12

Wedison Chihana
Tumbuka Henga men at Roan Antelope Mine

1949-08-11 Chihana,Wedison | Clapping | Henga | Henga | hunting | ILAM | Northern Rhodesia | Roan Antelope Mine | Song | Southern African | Tumbuka | Tumbuka | Zambia
Wawuyo Kwenzani? | Southern African

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ILAM

Walking song accompanied by the Makhweyana, braced musical bow. Refer ILAM field card H1E2

Chief Mhlobatini's daughte

1955-01-28 bow | Chief Mhlobatini's daughter | ILAM | Makhweyana | Song | South Africa | Southern African | walking | Zulu | Zululand
Waya, waya |

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ILAM

Fighting song, unaccompanied. Further details refer ILAM field card (D4O4).

Sanyenke Gethula (Performer)

1950-07-29 East African | Fighting song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mwanza | Nyamwezi | Sanyenke Gethula | Song | Sukuma | Sukuma | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Unaccompanied
We nama shamuli ng'answa shilakenkentwa, They should stalk the game in the plains |

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ILAM

Hunting song accompanied by the Kankobele mbira. Refer ILAM field card C3U10

Daudi Dhisenga

1949-08-02 Bisa | Daudi Dhisenga | hunting | ILAM | Kankobele | Mbira | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | Zambia
We'si shimane saibamb' ingane | South African

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ILAM

Dance song accompanied by guitar and mouth organ.

Mbata
Zulu band

1900-01-00 dance | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Man singing | Mbata | Mouth organ | Popular music | Repetitive | Song | South Africa | South African | Traditional music | Zulu | Zulu
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