Nyanja

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Title Audio Collection Description Composersort icon Date All terms
Zikoli kumtu nkuti |

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ILAM

Song performed by Chewa men and women for entertainment and is sung in call and response fashion. The song is unaccompanied. Refer ILAM field card C5A9

Chewa men and women (Composer/Performer)

1949-09-03 Chewa | Chewa | drinking | East African | Entertainment | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | 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
Tinlonjela antuukazi |

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ILAM

Folk music. "We are greeting you all". Further details refer to ILAM field card DX9

Chewa young men (Performer)

1950-05-22 Bass Drum | Central African | Chewa | Chewa | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland
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
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
Kulima ndikwa bwino |

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ILAM

Topical song with guitar.Further details refer ILAM field card (DD7)

Chilesh, J. (Composer/Performer)
Joseph Chilesh (Composer/Performer)
Sakala, A. (Performer)
Alecksoni Sakala (Performer)


1950-05-02 Chileshe,Josefu | Guitar | ILAM | Nyanja | Sakala,Alecksoni | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Topical song | Zimbabwe
Nkhondo Yawazungu | Southern African

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ILAM

Topical song with guitar and button accordion. Further details refer ILAM field card (F2B3)

Chimpele, G. (Composer) (words) and Performer)
Chimula, H. (Performer)

1952-02-21 Accordion | Button Accordion | Chimpele,G. | Chimula,H. | Guitar | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Topical song | Zomba
Nkhondo yawazungu |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F2B 3

Chimpele, G. (Performer)
Chimula, H. (Performer)
Chimpele, G. (Composer)

1952-02-21 Accordion | Button Accordion | Chimpele,G. | Chimula,H. | East African | Guitar | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Southern African | Topical song | Zomba
Tinthimula |

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ILAM

Muganda dance song with Malipenga singing gourds and three bass drums. Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1339

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
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
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