Swahili

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Elena walala |

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ILAM

Translated English title - "Elena was asleep". Further details refer ILAM field card no. F1R8.

Kalenga Antonance (Performer)

1952-02-01 Belgian Congo | Bottle | Central African | Congo | Dance song | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | Hadimu | ILAM | Jadotville | Kalenga Antonance | Swahili
Elena walala |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F1R 8

Kalenga Antonance (Performer)
Lagaese, M. (Composer)

1952-02-01 Belgian Congo | Bottle | Central African | Congo | Dance song | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | ILAM | Jadotville | Kalenga Antonance | Lagaese,M. | Republic of the Congo | Rumba | Swahili | Town dance
Eluka - Victo |

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ILAM

Further information refer ILAM field card number F4R-1.

Oroclos (Performer)
Charles Ombiza (Learder and Composer)

1952-08-23 Belgian Congo | Bottle with friction stick | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | ILAM | Ngwana | Ombiza,Charles | Oroclos | Stanleyville | Swahili | Topical song
Essence ya guitare |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number TP0510-ABC12488

Composer not specified
Oroclos Ombiza - Charles (Performer)

1900-01-00 Bottle | East African | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Ombiza,Charles | Oroclos | Song | Swahili | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Essence ya Guitare | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1135

Oroclos Ombiza Charles (Performer)
Oroclos Ombiza Charles (Composer)

1905-05-09 Central African | Central African Republic | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | ILAM | Ombiza,Charles | Oroclos | Popular music | Struck bottle | Swahili | Topical song | Vocal
Ewe Mwajuma waikatoa |

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ILAM

Swahili Rumba - humorous song with one mandoline, three guitars and two gourd rattles. Translated English title - "You, Mwajuma, have turned me down." Further details refer ILAM field card (D3V4)

Sunderland String Band (Performer)

1950-07-11 Band music | Daressalaam | East African | Gourd | Guitar | Humorous | ILAM | Mandoline | Mellito,Louis | Nguja | Rattle | Rumba | Song | Sunderland String Band | Swahili | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Ewe Mwajuma Wani-Kataa | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recording) number: CR076

Sunderland String Band (Performer)
Bwagajuga, M. (Performer - singer)
Composer not specified

1952-00-00 Bwagajuga,Mohamedi A. | Dance Band | Dance song | East African | Guitar | ILAM | Kazoo | Kenya | Mandoline | Mellito,Louis | Nguja | Popular music | Stick | Sunderland String Band | Swahili | Swahili rumba | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Vocal
Ewe Mwajuma Wani-Kataa | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recording) number: CR0400

Sunderland String Band (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-00-00 banjo | Dance song | East African | Guitar | ILAM | Kazoo | Kenya | Mandoline | Mellito,Louis | Nguja | Popular music | Stick | Sunderland String Band | Swahili | Swahili rumba | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Vocal
Ewe Mwajuma wanikataa |

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ILAM

Rumba-Humourous Song. Further details refer ILAM field card noD3V4

Sunderland String Band (Performer)

1950-07-11 Band music | East African | Gourd Rattle | Guitar | Humorous | ILAM | Mandoline | Mellito,Louis | Nguja | Rattle | Rumba | Song | Sunderland String Band | Swahili | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Ewe Mwajuma wanikatan |

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ILAM

Rumba dance song accompanied by various instruments. The English title is You Mwajuma have turned me down. Refer ILAM field card number D3V4

Sunderland String Band (Performer)
Leader Louis Mellito (Performer)

1950-07-11 Call and response | Chorus sung by children | Clapper sticks | dance | East African | gourd rattles | Guitar | Humorous | ILAM | Male singing | Mandoline | Mellito,Louis | Nguja | Song | Sunderland String Band | Swahili | Swahili rumba | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Wind instrument
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