Chewa

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Mbiriyade |

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ILAM

Unaccompanied poem song. Further details refer ILAM field card number DX4

Nyanja girls (Performer)

1950-05-22 Chewa | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kasungu | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Poetry | Song | Southern African | Unaccompanied
Mbiriyade |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number DX4

Chewa girls (Performer)

1950-05-22 Chewa | Chewa | Clapping | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kasungu | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African
Mulungu analenga Adamu ndi Eva |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1338

Mulale School children (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Chewa | Drum | East African | ILAM | Malawi | metal | Mulale School | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Phiri,Mikaeli Husen | Physical training song | School music | Southern African | Whistle
Mulungu analenga Adamu ndi Eva |

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ILAM

Physical exercises to music. Further details refer ILAM fieldcard DU8.

Mikaeli Husen Phiri (Performer)

1950-05-19 Chewa | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lilongwe | Malawi | metal | Mulale School | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Phiri,Mikaeli Husen | Southern African
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
Mungabe |

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ILAM

Girls performing a rain song. The English title is Do not steal. ILAM field card number is unknown

1950-00-00 Chewa | girls | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Rain | Song | Southern African
Mungabe |

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ILAM

Folk music. "Do not steal". Further details refer to ILAM field card DV9

Chewa women (Performer)

1950-05-20 Central African | Chewa | Chewa | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Unaccompanied
Muvalenge waiti |

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ILAM

Folk music sung about the mine workers in Johannesburg. Further details refer to ILAM field card DV6

Witimani Phiri (Composer)
Chewa young men (Performer)

1950-05-20 Bass Drum | Central African | Chewa | Chewa | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Phiri,Witimani | singing
Muvalenje |

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ILAM

Muganda dance performed by men and accompanied on the bass drum. There are women ululating in the background. ILAM field card number is unknown

Witimani Phiri (Composer/Performer)
Women (Performer)

1950-00-00 Bass Drum | Chewa | dance | ILAM | Malawi | men | Muganda | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Phiri,Witimani | singing | Southern African | Women ululating
Mwaleka dala |

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ILAM

Wistful song

Ulaya Nyoni (Performer)

1949-09-08 Bangwe | Chewa | Folk music | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Ulaya Nyoni | Zomba
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