Zither

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Komeka mwana sita losa mwana |

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ILAM

Kinanda dance song performed at a wedding and accompanied on the Kinanda zither. Refer ILAM field card D2R10

Singolile Mwamalundi
Nyakyusa men

1950-06-09 dance | ILAM | Kinanda | men | Nyakyusa | Nyakyusa | Pango | Singolile Mwamalundi | Song | Southern African | Tanganyika | Tanzania | wedding | women | Zither
Konsole |

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ILAM

A lament expressing a longing for home, accompanied by Bangwe board zither
Refer ILAM field card K4

W Nkonde

1948-03-11 ILAM | Lament | Mozambique | Nkonde,W. | nostalgia | Portuguese East Africa | Shangaan | Song | Southern African | Zither
Kumande Kulibe usoni |

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ILAM

Man singing and accompanied by zither and mbira. The English title for the song is The grave has no shame, it takes young and old. Refer ILAM field card number DQ9

Robert Saburi (Composer/Performer)

1950-00-00 ILAM | Malawi | man | Mbira | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Robert Saburi | Song | Southern African | Zither
Lyngala madunda libigo |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record no. TP1529.

Sulume Abdallah (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Clapping | East African | Folk music | Hehe | Hehe | Heroic song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Sulume Abdallah | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Zither
Magayo gonalemaga |

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ILAM

Topical song accompanied by 3 Malimba zithers, Ndwala bells, 2 hourglass drums and flat tin rattles
Refer ILAM field card D2X5

Nyakwela
Gogo men and women

1950-06-17 bells | East African | Gogo | Gogo | hourglass Drum | ILAM | Nyakwela | Rattle | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | topical | Zither
Magayo gonalemaga |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1547

Nyakwela (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 bell | Dodoma | Drum | East African | Folk music | Gogo | Gogo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malimba trough zither | Ndwala bell | Nyakwela | Rattle | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Topical song | Zither
Magayo gonalemaga |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1549

Nyakwela (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 bell | Dance song | Dodoma | Drum | East African | Gogo | Gogo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Isumbi dance | Malimba trough zither | Ndwala bell | Nyakwela | Rattle | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Zither
Mugangana |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record no. TP1825.

Rutahindurwa Lukuka (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 East African | Folk music | Haya | ILAM | Indigenous music | Nanga trough zithe | Nyoro | Praise song | Rutahindurwa Lukuka | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Zither
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
Nani yalakanite ifigolofu nda ng' ombe |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card no. D2T4.

Peneras Mkwawa and Son (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-06-13 East African | Folk music | Hehe | Heroic song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Iringa | Peneras Mkwawa | Rhythimic tapping | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Zither
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