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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Mujenje |

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ILAM

The song says women who eat in public spaces like the market, have poor manners. Refer ILAM field card number D6B12

Wanyera Natembla (Performer)

1950-09-05 Central African | Gishu | ILAM | Kengele bell | Siilili two string lute | Song | topical | traditional | Uganda | Wanyera Natembla | women
Mulavu | Central African

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ILAM

Topical song about a Chief who wrongfully asked his people to uproot their crops. Further details refer ILAM field card number D5Y19

S Mondo
Nasuti Social Clu

1950-09-02 Central African | Chief Malavu | Folk music | Ground nuts | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mondo,S. | Nasuti Social Club | Ntongoli eight string lyre | reprimand | Soga | Song | topical | Traditional music | Uganda
Mulore |

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ILAM

School song about a rabbit who failed to deliver a message to a woman's lover. Refer ILAM field card D6I2

Kisii Government School Choir (Performer)
Leader Walter Arumi (Performer)

1950-09-12 Arum,Walter | Dholuo | East African | ILAM | Kenya | Kisii Government School choir | message | Part-singing | Rabbit | Song | topical | Unaccompanied
Munda ukagona m'samada mkamwini |

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ILAM

Topical song dealing with disappointment in friends. The song is accompanied by the Pangwe board zither. Refer ILAM field card C5B7

Gidioni Kachitenji

1949-09-04 board | Chewa | disappointment | friends | Gidioni Kachitenji | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Pangwe | Song | Southern African | topical | Zither
Mwe basangu mumpite muntwa le na pa nkondo |

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ILAM

Topical song accompanied by Kankobele mbira. Refer ILAM field card C4A1

Yatamu Muleba
Bemba women at Mindolo Compound

1949-08-08 Bemba | ILAM | Kankobele | Lala | Mbira | Mindolo Compound | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | topical | Yatamu Muleba | Zambia
Naiviki; Mama Naiviki-za |

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ILAM

Topical mine song also used for the Chizanda dance
Refer ILAM field card C3O11

Bernard Sachinati

1949-07-27 Chizanda | Chokwe | dancing | ILAM | Luvale | mine | Northern Rhodesia | Sachinati,Bernard | Song | Southern African | topical | Zambia
Nakumiza umukhana aloba |

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ILAM

Topical song about a woman who refuses to marry. This is an uncommon phenomenon. Refer ILAM field card D6B11

Watoya Sizangi (Performer)

1950-09-05 Central African | Girl who refuses to marry | Gishu | ILAM | Siilili two string lute | Song | topical | Uganda | Watoya Sizangi
Nalikishi; Tambuka Nalikishi |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F2B 7
Translated English title - "The Mask Dance." Further details refer ILAM field card number: F2B 7

Josiasi Yemba Mate (Performer and Composer)
Composer not specified
Josiasi Yemba Mate (Performer)
Josiasi Yemba Mate (Composer)


1952-02-21 Barotseland | Dance song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Josiasi Yemba Mate | Kathandi mbira | Luanika | Mbira | Mbunda | Mongu | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | topical | Topical song | Zambia
Nalyitahidi Kutengeza wema; I try my best to be kind |

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ILAM

Topical song accompanied by the Udi, Rika, Kayamba rattle, violin and Dumbuk drum
Refer ILAM field card D3O8

Ali Othmani
Three Brothers Orchestra

1950-07-04 Dumbak drum | East African | ILAM | Kayamba rattle | Nguja | Othmani Brothers | Othmani,Ali | Song | Swahili | Tanganyika | Tanzania | topical | Udi | Violin | Zanziba
Nani mukhabi |

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ILAM

Male singing a topical song, accompanied by the Ligombo zither and tapping sounds which correspond with the rhythms on the zither. ILAM field card number is unknown

Paneras (Performer)
Anselm P Mkwama (Performer)

1950-00-00 Anselm P. Mkwama | East African | Hehe | ILAM | Ligombo zithe | Male singing | Pancras Mkwana | Rhythmic tapping | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | topical | traditional
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