Chewa

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Kusamba ndiko mwasamba |

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ILAM

Muganda dance song with Malipenga singing gourds and three bass drums. Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1340

Chimphala Band (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Chewa | Chimphala Band | Dance song | East African | Gourd | ILAM | Indigenous music | Juzele Chigoma | Malawi | Malipenga | Muganda | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Singing Gourd | Southern African
M'nyumba mopanda mwana. A home without a child is a sad one (a) ; Musaona Sikawenga. Do not despise Sikawenga for the job he does (b) |

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ILAM

Songs accompanied by Pangwe board zither. Refer ILAM field card C5C1

Andisoni Domingo

1949-09-05 board | Chewa | Domingo,Andisoni | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Pangwe | Song | Southern African | wistful | Zither
Macundi |

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ILAM

Translated English title - "Greet a friend." Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1467

Nyanja people (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Chewa | Clapping | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Singing game | Song | Southern African
Mailole |

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ILAM

Jiri dance song performed by young men and women, accompanied by clapping and tin whistles. ILAM field card number is unknown

Young men at Lilongwe (Composer/Performer)

1950-00-00 Chewa | Clapping | dance | ILAM | Jiri | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Tin whistles | Young men and women
Malaya |

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ILAM

Translation: Clothes. Further details refer to ILAM card no. DV5

Witimani Phiri

1950-05-20 Chewa | Chewa | Drum | Folk song | Horn | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lilongwe | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Phiri,Witimani | Southern African
Malaya |

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ILAM

Men singing a song, accompanied by drums and horns. There is also ululation in the background. ILAM field card number is unknown

Witimani Phiri (Composer/Performer)
Women (Performer)

1950-00-00 Chewa | Drum | Horns | ILAM | Malawi | men | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Phiri,Witimani | Song | Southern African | Women ululating
Malaya |

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ILAM

Folk song. "Clothes". Further details refer to ILAM field card DV5

Witimani Phiri (Composer)
Chewa young men (Performer)

1950-05-20 Central African | Chewa | Chewa | Drum | East African | Folk music | Horns | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Phiri,Witimani
Malaya | Southern African

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ILAM

Muganda dance with Malipenga singing horns and bass drums. Further details refer ILAM field card (DV5)

Chewa men (Performer)

1950-05-20 Chewa | Chewa | Dance music | Drum | Folk music | Horn | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lilongwe | Malawi | Malipenga | Muganda | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Phiri,Witimani | Southern African
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
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
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