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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
"Msitso Wokata" and "Msitso Wombidi" | Southern African

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ILAM

Two orchestral introductions from the Ngodo Xylophone Orchestral Dance of Regulo Mikumbi with 8 Chilanzane (treble), 1 Debinda (bass) and 3 Gulu (double bass) xylophones and 2 rattles.

Regulo Mikumbi and his people are considered to be eastern Chopi as their district lies to the east of the Inharrime River. The old chief Mikumbi who died a few years ago - this information was written in 1955 - was said to be over 120 years old at the time of his death. The leader of this Timbila orchestra was a western Chopi as his name Zandamela would indicate. The recording of this Ngodo was made under difficult conditions, being constantly interrupted by high wind and rain.
Further details refer ILAM field card no. H1J1

Joni Zandamela (Performer and Composer)

1955-09-30 Chilanzane | Chopi | Dance music | Debinda | Gulu | ILAM | Inharrime | Joni Zandamela | Mozambique | Ndonge | Orchestra | Portuguese East Africa | Rattle | Southern African | Timbila | Xylophone
"Mwemiso" Movement | Southern African

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ILAM

One of the movements from the Ngodo Xylophone Orchestral Dance of Regulo Mikumbi with 8 Chilanzane (treble), 1 Debinda (bass) and 3 Gulu (double bass) xylophones and 2 rattles.

Regulo Mikumbi and his people are considered to be eastern Chopi as their district lies to the east of the Inharrime River. The old chief Mikumbi who died a few years ago - this information was written in 1955 - was said to be over 120 years old at the time of his death. The leader of this Timbila orchestra was a western Chopi as his name Zandamela would indicate. The recording of this Ngodo was made under difficult conditions, being constantly interrupted by high wind and rain.

Further details refer ILAM field card no. H1J2

Joni Zandamela (Leader)

1955-09-30 Chilanzane | Chopi | Dance music | Debinda | Gulu | ILAM | Inharrime District | Joni Zandamela | Mozambique | Ndonge | Orchestra | Portuguese East Africa | Rattle | Southern African | Timbila | Xylophone
Mabandla Movement | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card no. H1J5.

Joni Zandamela (Performer and Composer)

1955-09-30 Chopi | ILAM | Joni Zandamela | Mokumbi's Village | Mozambique | Ndonge | orchestral dance | Portugese East Africa | Southern African | Suharrime | Xylophone
Muchuio (movement from the Ngodo of Cabo Wukane) | Southern African

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ILAM

Movement from the Ngodo orchestral dance with eight Timbila xylophones and a rattle. Further details refer ILAM field card (H1K11)

Chopi players (Performer)
Chimele Zandamela (Composer)

1955-10-01 Chopi | Chopi | Dance music | ILAM | Inharrime | Mozambique | Ndonge | Ngodo | Orchestra | Portuguese East Africa | Rattle | Southern African | Timbila | Xylophone | Zandamela,Chimele
Muchuio | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card no. H1J4.

Joni Zandamela (Performer and Composer)

1955-09-30 Chopi | ILAM | Joni Zandamela | Mozambique | Ndonge | orchestral dance | Portugese East Africa | Southern African | Suharrime | Xylophone
Mundino movement (from Ngodo of Cabo Wukwane) | Southern African

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ILAM

Xylophone Orchestral Dance. Further details refer to ILAM card no H1K9

Chimele Zandomela (Composer)
Chopi musicians and dancers (Performer)

1955-10-01 Chopi | Chopi | Dance music | ILAM | Mozambique | Ndonge | Orchestra | Portuguese East Africa | Rattle | Southern African | Xylophone | Zandamela,Chimele
Mzeno movement (from Ngodo of Cabo Wukwane) | Southern African

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ILAM

Xylophone Orchestral Dance. Further details refer to ILAM card no H1K8

Chimele Zandomela (Composer)
Chopi musicians and dancers (Performer)

1955-10-01 Chopi | Chopi | Dance music | ILAM | Mozambique | Ndonge | Orchestra | Portuguese East Africa | Rattle | Southern African | Xylophone | Zandamela,Chimele
Mzeno | Southern African

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ILAM

Two Orchestral Introductions. Further details refer ILAM field card no. H1J2

Joni Zandamela (Performer and Composer)

1955-09-30 Chilanzane | Chopi | Dance music | Debinda | Gulu | ILAM | Inharrime | Joni Zandamela | Mozambique | Ndonge | Orchestra | Portuguese East Africa | Rattle | Southern African | Timbila | Xylophone
Ngeniso movement (from Ngodo of Cabo Wukwane) | Southern African

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ILAM

Xylophone Orchestral Dance. Further details refer to ILAM card no H1K7

Chimele Zandamela (Composer)
Chopi musicians and dancers (Performer)

1955-10-01 Chopi | Chopi | Dance music | ILAM | Inharrime | Mozambique | Ndonge | Orchestra | Rattle | Southern African | Xylophone | Zandamela,Chimele
Ngeniso Movement | Southern African

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ILAM

Ngadanga dance music. Further details refer ILAM field card (H1B5)

Fakudu Maringulu (Performer)

1955-01-09 Chopi | Dance music | Fakudu Maringulu | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Leg rattle | Mawale Mandirefu | Mozambique | Ndonge | Portuguese East Africa | Rattle | Southern African
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