Bila

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Datesort icon All terms
Tombi ya Masula; The beautiful girl |

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ILAM

Song accompanied by mbira, marimba and Desa gourd resonator
Uses Ndau seven note scale
Refer ILAM field card CB9

Situta Sumbane
Salimu Magoda

1949-05-23 7 note scale | Bila | Desa gourd | ILAM | Marimba | Mbira | Mozambique | Ndau | Portuguese East Africa | Salimu Magoda | Situta Sumbane | Song | Southern African | Tonga
Cambom vadlei munu |

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ILAM

Work song to accompany kneading of bread
Refer ILAM field card CD1

Young boys at Elias Hazis Bakery

1949-05-24 Bila | dough | Elias Hazis Bakery | ILAM | kneading | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Shangaan | Song | Southern African | working
Olawazuka |

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ILAM

Work song to accompany kneading of bread
Refer ILAM field card CD2

Boys at Hazis Bakery

1949-05-25 Bila | dough | Hazis Bakery | ILAM | kneading | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Shangaan | Song | Southern African | work
Galawa tdlani |

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ILAM

Work song for kneading dough
Refer ILAM field card CD3

Boys at the Hazis Bakery

1949-05-25 Bila | dough | Hazis Bakery | ILAM | kneading | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Shangaan | Song | Southern African | working
Mbongola itse machini ne kudakwa |

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ILAM

Work song for kneading dough
Refer ILAM field card CD4

Shangaan boys at Hazis Bakery

1949-05-25 Bila | dough | Hazis Bakery | ILAM | kneading | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Shangaan | Shangaan | Song | Southern African | working
Navalata |

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ILAM

Translated English title - "Let me rest." Further details refer ILAM field card number: CH-3

Shangaan women (Performer)
Dakeni Makwana (Composer)

1949-05-25 Bila | Clapping | Dakeni Makuwana | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Shangaan | Song | Southern African | Tonga
Makandani |

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ILAM

Work song to accompany digging. Sung by men angry for being made to work despite having paid taxes
Refer ILAM field card CE1
Folk Song
Further details refer ILAM field card (CE1)


Shangaan men at Xinavane
Shangaan Men (Performer)

1949-05-26 Bila | Bila | ILAM | Incomati | Mozambique | Portugese East Africa | Shangaan | Shangaan | Song | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | work | Work Song | Xinavane | Xinavane | Xinavane
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
Mqawanga; A thought |

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ILAM

Song for running or walking along the road
Refer ILAM field card CE2
Folk Song
Further details refer ILAM field card (CE3)


Shangaan men at Xinavane
Shangaan Men (Performer)

1949-05-26 Bila | ILAM | Incomati | Mozambique | Portugese East Africa | running | Running Song | Shangaan | Song | Southern African | Tonga | walking | Walking Song | Xinavane | Xinavane
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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