Chewa

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Title Audio Collection Descriptionsort icon Composer Date All terms
Amulungu acifundo |

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ILAM

Burial song

Kamiloni Sakala (Performer)

1949-08-23 Chewa | Folk song | ILAM | Kamiloni Sakala | Lusaka | Nothern Rhodesia | Nsenga | Nyanja | Southern African | Zambia
Khola la ng' ombe wabadwa Yesu |

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ILAM

Christmas song

Ulaya Nyoni (Performer)

1949-09-08 Bangwe | Chewa | Dedga Boma | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Ulaya Nyoni
Khola la ng'ombe wabadwa Yesu |

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ILAM

Christmas song with Bangwe board zither. Composer not specified. Further details refer ILAM record number AC0828-aa1445

Nyoni, U. (Performer)

1940-11-04 Bangwe | Board zither | Central African | Chewa | Christmas song | ILAM | Kasungu | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Nyoni,U. | Religious music | Zither
Mwendo, mwendo walowa m'conangwa mwendo |

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ILAM

Dance song for Mbeleka dance for men and women

Mesiya Chula (Performer)

1949-09-05 Chewa | Chewa | ILAM | Limba | Malawi | Mesiya Chula | Nyanga | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Pango | Salima | Southern African
Mwendo, mwendo walowa mucinangwa |

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ILAM

Dance song for Mbeleka dance for men and women. Translated English title - "My leg, my leg has slipped into the cassava pit". Further details refer ILAM field card no. C5C11.

Mesiyasi Chulu (Performer)

1949-09-05 Central African | Chewa | Chewa | Dance song | Dowa | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mesiyasi Chulu | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland
Mwendo, mwendo walowa mucinangwa |

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ILAM

Dance song for Mbeleka dance for men and women. Translated English title - "My leg, my leg has slipped into the cassava pit". Further details refer ILAM field card no. C5C12.

Mesiyasi Chulu (Performer)

1949-09-05 Bangwe | Central African | Chewa | Chewa | Dance song | Dowa | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mesiyasi Chulu | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland
Zigawanenge |

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ILAM

Dance song with guitar body bangwe. Further details refer ILAM field card (C5A1a)

Ufesi, L. (Composer/Performer)

1949-08-03 Bangwe | Chewa | Dance song | Dowa | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Ufesi,Lipiya | Zither
Zikoli kumtu nkuti |

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ILAM

Drinking entertainment song with Chewe men and one woman with clapping. Translated English title - "Which is the top of the world? (Which is the right side up?)" Further details refer ILAM field card (C5A9).

Chewa men and a Chewa woman (Performer)

1949-09-03 Chewa | Chewa | Clapping | Dowa Boma | Drinking song | Entertainment song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African
Manda mpa |

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ILAM

Drinking song performed by men and women who sing and ululate. ILAM field card number is unknown

Shawa (Composer/Performer)
Govati (Performer)
Women (Performer)

1950-00-00 Chewa | drinking | Govati | ILAM | Malawi | Men singing | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Shawa | Song | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Women ululating
Manda mpa khomo |

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ILAM

Drinking song, unaccompanied. Further details refer to ILAM field card no. DV8.

Shawa (Performer)

1950-05-20 Chewa | Chewa | Drinking song | Folk song | Govati | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lilongwe | Malawi | Nyanga | Nyasaland | Shawa | Southern African | Unaccompanied
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