Nyanja

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Title Audio Collection Descriptionsort icon Composer Date All terms
Nidapalamula |

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ILAM

Young women singing and accompanied by the pounding sound of a mortar and pestle. ILAM field card number is unknown

Young women (Composer/Performer)

1950-00-00 Chewa | ILAM | Malawi | Mortar and pestle | Nyanja | Nyasaland | pounding | Song | Southern African
Wataya mwana Telekunde |

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ILAM

Wistful song accompanied by the Bangwe board zither, originally for the stick zither called Mkangala. The English title is Telekunde has thrown away her child. Refer ILAM field card C5C7

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

1949-09-05 Bangwe board zither | Chewa | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mesiyasi Chulu | Mkangala | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Ositeni Phula | Song | Southern African | Stick zither | wistful
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
Wataya mwana Telekunde |

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ILAM

Wistful song

Ositeni Phula (Performer)

1949-09-05 Bangwe | Chewa | Folk music | ILAM | Malawi | Mkangala | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Ositeni Phula | Salima | Southern African
Ubatiso wa mbuya |

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ILAM

Wedding song in European taught style with men and women unaccompanied. Translated English title - "The baptism of the Lord." Further details refer ILAM field card (C5A6).

Chilembo, F. (Performer)
Febi Chilembo (Performer)

1949-09-03 Chilembo,Febi | Dowa Boma | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Wedding song
Segulani pa cipata segula |

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ILAM

Wedding song for men and women unaccompanied. Translated English title - "Open the gate, open." Further details refer ILAM field card (C5A6).

Chilembo, F. (Performer)
Febi Chilembo (Performer)

1949-09-03 Chilembo,Febi | Dowa Boma | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Wedding song
Pali mu ngomba |

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ILAM

Unaccompanied story song. Further details refer ILAM field card (C5O8)

Makunganya (Performer)

1949-09-17 Blantyre | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Makunganya | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Story Song | Unaccompanied
Mphelo vuka tione madzi tinde |

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ILAM

Unaccompanied story song. Further details refer ILAM field card (C5O11)

Makunganya (Composer/Performer)

1949-09-17 Blantyre | ILAM | Makunganya | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Story Song | Unaccompanied
Kembalame kausuka m'mwamba. The bird has flown |

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ILAM

Unaccompanied song for soldiers marching. Refer ILAM field card C4G3

Mphamba Potani

1949-08-14 ILAM | marching | Mphamba Potani | Northern Rhodesia | Nyanja | soldiers | Song | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Zambia
Mafano dale mafano mama |

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ILAM

Unaccompanied song for marching. The English title is Just the same darling, just the same. Refer ILAM field card C5I1

Simon Yuba (Composer)
Men of the second battalion at Zomba Nyasaland (Performer)

1949-09-11 East African | ILAM | Malawi | marching | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Second battalion at Zomba Nyasaland | Simon Yuba | Song | Southern African | Unaccompanied
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