Work Song

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Nadina | Central African

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ILAM

Work song for riding and driving tamed elephants (bringing elephants back). Further details refer to ILAM field card no. F4G5b.

Zande Elephant drivers-"Cornacs"(Performer)

1952-08-03 Andudu | Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | elephant drivers (cornacs) | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Unaccompanied | Vangara | Work Song | Zande | Zande
Ndiani Uno'Bveyo | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR0848

Babu (Performer)
Nawabvumiri (Performer)
Composer not specified

1933-00-00 Babu | Clapping | ILAM | Indigenous music | Karanga | Nawabvumiri | Shona | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Vocal | Work Song | Zimbabwe
Ngonwa; Mwana wawumuba |

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ILAM

Woman's Song

Dumasane Mhlanga (Composer/Performer)

1949-05-30 Bila | ILAM | Macia | Mhlanga,Dumasane | Mozambique | Portugese East Africa | Shangaan | Solane | Southern African | Work Song
Nyankwawane |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: CE-2

Shangaan men (Performer)
Composer not specified

1949-05-26 Bila | Digging song | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Shangaan | Southern African | Tonga | Unaccompanied | Work Song | Xinovane
Nyankwawane; He, Nyankwawane se galo |

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ILAM

Work song for digging. Nyankwawane is the name of a girl
Refer ILAM field card CE2
Folk Song
Further details refer ILAM field card (CE2)


Shangaan men at Incomati
Shangaan Men (Performer)

1949-05-26 Bila | Bila | digging | ILAM | Incomati | Incomati | Mozambique | Portugese East Africa | Shangaan | Song | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | work | Work Song | Xinavane
Odjea |

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ILAM

Further information refer ILAM field card number F4I-9.

Tipoyi Canius (Leader)
Composer not specified

1952-08-07 Basket rattle | Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Medje | Medje | Medje | Tipoyi Canius | Work Song
Ruimbo rwa ngu |

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ILAM

Folk music - work song for carrying firewood accompanied by Kikuyu girls.
Further details refer ILAM field card (D6T10)

Rebecca Nyanyega (Performer)
Nyanyega, R. (Performer)

1950-09-23 East African | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kenya | Kikuyu | Nyanyega,R. | Nyeri | Rebecca Nyanyega | Work Song
Saina we Nyambare | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP3732

Dzimbanete (Performer)
Composer not specified

1928-00-00 Agricultural song | Dzimbanete | ILAM | Indigenous music | Karanga | Shona | Shona | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Threshing Song | Unaccompanied | Work Song | Zimbabwe
Untitled |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F4F 3

Mbuti men (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-08-02 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | Gombari | ILAM | Indigenous music | Ituri | Mbuti | Mbuti | Republic of the Congo | Unaccompanied | Work Song
Uyomangala mlungu |

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ILAM

Song for loading the cocopans on the sugar estate
Refer ILAM field card CE4
Folk Song
Further details refer ILAM field card (CE4)


Shangaan men at Xinavane
Shangaan Men (Performer)

1949-05-26 Bila | ILAM | Incomati | Mozambique | Portugese East Africa | Shangaan | Shangaan | Song | Southern African | work | Work Song | Xinavane | Xinavane
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