Chewa

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Bwezi langa | Southern African

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ILAM

Lament with one-stringed Karigo lute. Translated English title - "My friend." Further details refer ILAM field card (DU1)

Hodede Homwale (Performer)

1950-05-19 Chewa | Folk music | Homwale,Hodede | ILAM | Indigenous music | Karigo | Lament | Lilongwe | Lute | Malawi | Masula | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African
Che Bula |

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ILAM

Song performed by young women accompanied by the pounding of a mortar and pestle. The song has hocketing effects. ILAM field card number is unknown

Maini Nakwenda (Composer/Performer)
Belifa Nyabande (Performer)
Young women (Performer)

1950-00-00 Chewa | Hocketing | ILAM | Makwenda,Mani | Malawi | Mortar and pestle | Nyabanda,Balifa | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Young women
Che bula |

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ILAM

Pounding song. Further details ILAM shellac record number TP2769.

Mani Makwenda (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Chewa | ILAM | Indigenous music | Makwenda,Mani | Malawi | Morter | Nyabanda,Balifa | Nyanja | Nyasaland | pestle | Southern African
China Loba ntando |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number TP0476-ABCNR12011

Composer not specified
Eliah Casbad (Performer)

1951-00-00 Chewa | Eliah Casbad | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Nyanja | Song | Southern African
Chinjombe |

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ILAM

Muganda dance song with Malipenga singing gourds. Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1337

Nyanja men (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Chewa | Dance song | East African | Gourd | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Malipenga | Muganda | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Phiri,Benson | Singing Gourd | Southern African
Chule iye agona m' madzi |

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ILAM

Story song

Ositeni Phula (Performer)

1949-09-05 Chewa | Folk music | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Ositeni Phula | Pango | Salima | Southern African
Chule iye Agona m'madzi |

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ILAM

Story song accompanied by the Bangwe board zither. The English title is The frog sleeps in the water. Refer ILAM field card C5C8

Ositeni Phula (Composer/Performer)
Mesiyasi Chulu (Composer/Performer)

1949-09-05 Bangwe board zither | Chewa | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mesiyasi Chulu | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Ositeni Phula | Song | Southern African | story
Cilondola mileka |

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ILAM

Karigo dance song with Karigo one-stringed lute. Translated English title - "The one who follows the tracks of the rat." Further details refer ILAM field card (DU2)

Hodede Homwale (Performer)

1950-05-19 Chewa | Chewa | Dance song | Folk music | Homwale,Hodede | ILAM | Indigenous music | Karigo | Lilongwe | Lute | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African
Cilondola mileka | Southern African

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ILAM

Karigo dance song for men and women with one-stringed Karigo lute. Translated English title - "The one who follows the tracks of the rat." Further details refer ILAM field card (DU2)

Hodede Homwale (Performer)

1950-05-19 Chewa | Chewa | Dance song | Folk music | Homwale,Hodede | ILAM | Indigenous music | Karigo | Lilongwe | Lute | Malawi | Masula | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African
Citawala (Citawala 2nd movement) |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: DU 6

Chewa men (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-05-19 Chewa | Chewa | Dance song | Drum | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lilongwe | Malawi | Muganda dance | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Phiri,Benson | Southern African
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