Tonga

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Datesort icon All terms
Tuli Masoja Kale |

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ILAM

Folk music praise song for soldiers.
Further details refer ILAM field card (AX22)

Group of men at Mapanza (Performer)

1948-05-07 Folk song | ILAM | Mapanza | Mapanza | Northern Rhodesia | Praise song | Southern African | Tonga | Zambia
Yebele Bunga |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record no. TP0270-XYZ4426.2.

J. Simutanga (Performer)
E. Nyanga (Performer)
Composer not specified

1949-00-00 bow | Drinking song | E. Nyanga | Gourd bow | ILAM | Indigenous music | J. Simutanga | Kalumbu | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Tonga | Zambia
Yebele Bunga | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record no. TP0271-XYZ4426.

J. Simutanga (Performer)
E. Nyanga (Performer)
Composer not specified

1949-00-00 bow | Drinking song | E. Nyanga | Gourd bow | ILAM | Indigenous music | J. Simutanga | Kalumbu | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Tonga | Zambia
Madovele |

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ILAM

Dance
Pipe Dance
Folk Dance

Lads from Mkumbi Inharrime (Performer)

1949-05-22 Chimveka Pipe | Chopi | ILAM | Inharrime | Lourenco Marques | Mann George Compound | Mkumbi Inharrime | Mozambique | Portugese East Africa | Southern African | Tonga
Vanyamtumbwini |

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ILAM

Folk Dance
Chimveka Pipe Dance played by young boys
Further details refer ILAM field card (CA7)

Mateu Mkumbi (Performer)

1949-05-22 Chimveka Pipe | Chopi | ILAM | Inharrimbe | Lourenco Marques | Mann George Compound | Mateu Mkumbi | Mozambique | Portugese East Africa | Southern African | Tonga
Tombi ya Masula; The beautiful girl |

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ILAM

Song accompanied by mbira, marimba and Desa gourd resonator
Uses Ndau seven note scale
Refer ILAM field card CB9

Situta Sumbane
Salimu Magoda

1949-05-23 7 note scale | Bila | Desa gourd | ILAM | Marimba | Mbira | Mozambique | Ndau | Portuguese East Africa | Salimu Magoda | Situta Sumbane | Song | Southern African | Tonga
Navalata |

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ILAM

Translated English title - "Let me rest." Further details refer ILAM field card number: CH-3

Shangaan women (Performer)
Dakeni Makwana (Composer)

1949-05-25 Bila | Clapping | Dakeni Makuwana | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Shangaan | Song | Southern African | Tonga
Makandani |

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ILAM

Work song to accompany digging. Sung by men angry for being made to work despite having paid taxes
Refer ILAM field card CE1
Folk Song
Further details refer ILAM field card (CE1)


Shangaan men at Xinavane
Shangaan Men (Performer)

1949-05-26 Bila | Bila | ILAM | Incomati | Mozambique | Portugese East Africa | Shangaan | Shangaan | Song | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | work | Work Song | Xinavane | Xinavane | Xinavane
Nyankwawane; He, Nyankwawane se galo |

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ILAM

Work song for digging. Nyankwawane is the name of a girl
Refer ILAM field card CE2
Folk Song
Further details refer ILAM field card (CE2)


Shangaan men at Incomati
Shangaan Men (Performer)

1949-05-26 Bila | Bila | digging | ILAM | Incomati | Incomati | Mozambique | Portugese East Africa | Shangaan | Song | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | work | Work Song | Xinavane
Mqawanga; A thought |

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ILAM

Song for running or walking along the road
Refer ILAM field card CE2
Folk Song
Further details refer ILAM field card (CE3)


Shangaan men at Xinavane
Shangaan Men (Performer)

1949-05-26 Bila | ILAM | Incomati | Mozambique | Portugese East Africa | running | Running Song | Shangaan | Song | Southern African | Tonga | walking | Walking Song | Xinavane | Xinavane
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