Nyanja

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Datesort icon All terms
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
Ndaonda lelo |

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ILAM

Topical entertainment song with Chewe men and one woman with clapping. Translated English title - "I am thin now." Further details refer ILAM field card (C5A8).

Chewa men and a Chewa woman (Performer)

1949-09-03 Chewa | Chewa | Clapping | Dowa Boma | Entertainment song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Topical song
Keke garu wanga iwe |

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ILAM

Topical entertainment song with Chewe men and one woman with clapping. Translated English title - "Yelp, my dog." Further details refer ILAM field card (C5A8).

Chewa men and a Chewa woman (Performer)

1949-09-03 Chewa | Chewa | Clapping | Dowa Boma | Entertainment song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Topical song
Zikoli kumtu nkuti |

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ILAM

Drinking entertainment song with Chewe men and one woman with clapping. Translated English title - "Which is the top of the world? (Which is the right side up?)" Further details refer ILAM field card (C5A9).

Chewa men and a Chewa woman (Performer)

1949-09-03 Chewa | Chewa | Clapping | Dowa Boma | Drinking song | Entertainment song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African
Yapa yapa panali kanyumba |

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ILAM

Entertainment song with Chewe men and one woman with clapping. Translated English title - "At this very spot there used to be a hut." Further details refer ILAM field card (C5A9).

Chewa men and a Chewa woman (Performer)

1949-09-03 Chewa | Chewa | Clapping | Dowa Boma | Entertainment song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African
Cikwati poyamba lelo ce dale |

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ILAM

Translated English title - "When you are newly married my darling." Further details refer ILAM Shellac record number: TP0704

Stanile Kwilaya (Composer)
Stanile Kwilaya (Performer)

1949-09-03 Dance song | Guitar | ILAM | Kwilaya,Stanile | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Town dance
Cikwati poyamba lelo ce dale |

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ILAM

Translated English title - "When you are newly married my darling." Further details refer ILAM Shellac record number: TP0727

Stanile Kwilaya (Composer)
Stanile Kwilaya (Performer)

1949-09-03 Dance music | Guitar | ILAM | Kwilaya,Stanile | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Town dance
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
Chauta daine |

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ILAM

Dance song for Masewela dance for men and women with Bangwe (Zither). Translated English title - "God should hate me, not my friend." Further details refer ILAM field card (C5B2)

Makwinya, N. (Performer)
Nalundo Makwinya (Performer)

1949-09-04 Bangwe | Board zither | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Makwinya,Nalundo | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Pangwe | Salima | Southern African | Zither
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