Song

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Baconawana o ku Luanshya. The miners of Luanshya |

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ILAM

Chingande dance song for men and women, accompanied by a conical, pegged, open drum. Refer ILAM field card C4D5

Yunisi Namabezhi
Ila men and women at Roan Antelope Mine

1949-08-11 Chingande | dance | Drum | Ila | Ila | ILAM | men | Namabezi,Yunisi | Northern Rhodesia | Roan Antelope Mine | Song | Southern African | women | 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; The old folks taught me how to sing this song |

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ILAM

Nostalgic song accompanied by Kankobele
Refer ILAM field card C3Q2

Jailosi Shonongo

1949-07-29 Bisa | ILAM | Jailosi Shonongo | Kankobela accompaniment | Northern Rhodesia | nostalgic | Song | Southern African | Zambia
Baligasium | Central African

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ILAM

Mourning song accompanied by the Ntongoli eight string lyre and Ndingidi one string lute. Further details refer ILAM field card number D5Y16

Nekemiya Nanywamu
Kasani Byansi

1950-09-02 Central African | Chordophone | East African | eight string lyre | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kasani Byansi | mourning | Ndingidi | Ndingidi one string lute | Nekemiya Nanywamu | Ntongoli | Soga | Song | Traditional music | Uganda
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
Bambo kufa | Southern African

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ILAM

Popular dance song accompanied by the guitar and banjo.Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1007

Seli's nephews (Performer)
Composer not specified

1900-01-00 banjo | Chinyanja | dance | Guitar | ILAM | Malawi | Men singing | Part singing | Popular music | Seli's nephews | Song | Southern African | Traditional music
Bampalana |

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ILAM

The song is performed by a man who is asking for protection from the English since he feels hated by his community. Refer ILAM field card number D6B8

Isaya Deka (Performer)

1950-09-05 Central African | English protection | Gwere | Hatred | Horizontal | ILAM | Isaya Deka | Ntongoni six string harp | Ntongori harp | Soga | Song | Tetratonic | topical | Uganda
Bana Banalia | Central African

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ILAM

Lively dance song accompanied by various instruments.

Zazi Gabriel
John Ouwerx
Ensemble Lolaka

1900-01-00 Bead rattle | Belgian Congo | Call and response | Central African | Clave rhythm | Congo | dance | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Ensemble Lolaka | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Large group singing chorus | Men singing | Ouwerx,John | Popular music | Rhythm sticks | Song | Zazi Gabriel
Bana bayaya ishila wa Mfwamba |

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ILAM

Chipwidi dance song for girls and women, accompanied by singing gourds. Refer ILAM field card C4C8

Chende Naomi
Lubua women at Roan Antelope Mine

1949-08-10 Chende Naomi | Chipwidi | dance | girls | gourds | ILAM | Luba | Lulua | Lulua | Northern Rhodesia | singing | Song | Southern African | women | 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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