Chewa

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Mwandi tengita mwana umozi |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: D2A 1

Kaphatikila Kanyini (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Chewa | Chinteche | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kaphatikila Kanyini | Karigo lute | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Self-delectative song | Southern African
Mwendo walowa mucinangwa |

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ILAM

Mbeleka dance song for men and women, accompanied on Bangwe board zither. The English title is My leg has slipped into the cassave hole. Refer ILAM field card C5C10

Mesiyasi Chulu (Composer/Performer)
Nyanja and Chewa men and women

1949-09-05 Bangwe board zither | Chewa | Chewa | dance | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mbeleka | men and women | Mesiyasi Chulu | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African
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
Mzungu wa boma lipile |

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ILAM

Self delectative song with Bangwe (board zither). Translated English title - "Pay me, you white man of the Boma." Further details refer ILAM field card (C5B6).

Mwale, L. (Performer)
Lefati Mwale (Performer)

1949-09-04 Bangwe | Board zither | Chewa | Entertainment song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mwale,Lefati | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Salima | Self-delectative song | Southern African | Zither
Namwali kagwada |

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ILAM

Song for girls initiation ceremony. Translated English title - "A girl should kneel (when giving or taking something from her mother". Further details refer field card (C5B5)

Ikwenda, S. (Performer)
Saineti Ikwenda (Performer)

1949-09-04 Chewa | Folk music | Ikwenda,Saineti | ILAM | Indigenous music | Initiation song | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Salima | Southern African | Unaccompanied
Nazele ndilinde Mazele. Nazele, wait for me, Zanele |

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ILAM

Story song accompanied by Pangwe zither. Refer ILAM field card C5C4

Ositeni Phula
Mesiyasi Chulu

1949-09-05 Chewa | ILAM | Malawi | Mesiyasi Chulu | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Ositeni Phula | Pangwe | Song | Southern African | story | Zither
Nazele ndilinde Mazele. Nazele, wait for me, Zanele |

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ILAM

Story song accompanied by board zither. Refer ILAM field card C5C6

Ositeni Phula
Mesiyasi Chulu

1949-09-05 board | Chewa | ILAM | Malawi | Mesiyasi Chulu | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Ositeni Phula | Pangwe | Song | Southern African | story | Zither
Nazele ndilinde Nazele |

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ILAM

Story song with Bangwe board zither. Further details refer ILAM field card number: C5C-6

Ositeni Phula (Performer)
Composer not specified

1949-09-05 Bangwe | Board zither | Chewa | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mesiyasi Chulu | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Ositeni Phula | Southern African | Story Song | Zither
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