Traditional music

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Jevose |

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ILAM

Folk music - circumcision song for boys with bell and accompanied by Luya girls.
Further details refer ILAM field card (D6T11)

Jedidah Khirali (Performer)

1950-09-23 bell | East African | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Jedidah Khirali | Kenya | Luya | Nyanza | Traditional music
Ka nabyama nkamurota | East African

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ILAM

Love song accompanied by clapping and the Ndingidi lute. Same as CR0161-XYZ5266. Further details refer ILAM field card number D4X6

Luhanga Magezi
Haya children

1950-08-06 Clapping | East African | Folk music | Haya | ILAM | Indigenous music | love | Luhanga Magezi | Ndingidi | Nkole | Nyoro | one string lute | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Traditional music
Ka nabyama nkamurota | East African

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ILAM

Love song accompanied by clapping and the Ndingidi lute. Same as CR0146-XYZ5266. Further details refer ILAM field card number D4X6

Luhanga Magezi
Haya children

1950-08-06 Clapping | East African | Folk music | Haya | Haya | ILAM | Indigenous music | love | Luhanga Magezi | Ndingidi | Nyoro | one string lute | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Traditional music
Kabdula Nchigamba | Southern African

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ILAM

Popular dance song accompanied by the guitar and concertina.Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1008

Seli's nephews

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

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ILAM

Folk music - Initiation dance song with Arusha men.
Further details refer ILAM field card (D7A4)

Ndasimi Sarubare (Performer)

1950-09-30 Arusha | Dance music | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Initiaition | Masai | Ndasimi Sarubare | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Traditional music
Kalengele aka koma koniwamizya | Central African

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ILAM

Love song accompanied by the ten note Kalimba mbira. The translated title is "I am enchanted when I look at Kalengele". Further details refer ILAM field card C4V19

Yelele Lunga
Nsenga women

1949-08-29 Central African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kalimba | love | Lunga,Yele | Lungu | Mbira | Northern Rhodesia | Nsenga | Song | Ten notes | Traditional music | Yelele | Zambia
Kare Kwakamira Danga | Southern African

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ILAM

Translated English title - "Once in Royal David's City." Further details refer ILAM shellac record (Commercial Recordings) number: CR0111

The Holy Name Mission Church Choir (Performer)
Composer not specified

1951-00-00 Choral music | Christian hymn | Christmas carol | Holy Name Mission Church Choir | ILAM | Manyika | Mtangadura,A.M. | Religious music | Shona | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Traditional music | Unaccompanied | Zimbabwe
Katisha | East African

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ILAM

Topical song accompanied by the guitar. Same as TP 3983 and TP3984. Further details refer ILAM field card number D4R14

JP Odera

1950-08-01 East African | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Odera,J.P. | Popular music | Song | Swahili | Tanganyika | Tanzania | topical | Traditional music
Katondo ye bale | Central African

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ILAM

Traditional song accompanied by various instruments

Ayeni and party (Performer)

1950-00-00 Ayeni | Central African | Drum | Fast speed | Fiddle | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luganda song | Repetition | Song | Traditional music
Kawamsinde |

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ILAM

School choir song. Further details refer ILAM field card (D6I5)

Kisii Government School Choir (Performer)

1950-09-12 Arum,Walter | East African | ILAM | Kenya | Kisii Government School choir | Luo | Nyanza | Topical song | Traditional music
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