Tonga

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Ndlama Maritinji | Southern African

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ILAM

Makwana Dance song. Further details refer ILAM field card (H1R1)

Chief Chigugwana (Performer)

1955-10-11 Bilene | Chief Chigugwana | Dance music | Drum | Folk music | Hlanganu | ILAM | Indigenous music | Makwana | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Southern African | Tonga
Ndlama | Southern African

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ILAM

A makwaya dance accompanied by a drum and palm leaf rattles attached to the legs. Further details refer ILAM field card number H1R2

Boys and girls from Chief Chigugwana's village

1955-10-11 Chief Chigugwana's village | Clapping | dance | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Makwaya dance | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Rattle containers made of palm leaf | Shangaan | Southern African | Tonga | Traditional music
Ndlama | Southern African

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ILAM

Dance song. Further details refer ILAM field card (H1R2)

Chief Chigugwana (Performer)

1955-10-11 Bilene | Chief Chigugwana | Dance music | Drum | Folk music | Hlanganu | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Southern African | Tonga
Ngeniso; Hingani buthana |

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ILAM

Orchestral Dance with timbila xylophones, ngeniso movement

Bungulumi waMagohe (Composer)/Leader)

1949-06-09 Bungulumi waMagohe | Chopi | ILAM | Mozambique | Ngodo of Chilundu | Portuguese East Africa | Southern African | Timbila | Tonga | Xylophone | Zavala
Ngungunyane |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: CH-4

Shangaan men (Performer)
Composer not specified

1949-05-29 Bila | East African | Folk music | Ihubo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Military song | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Regimental song | Shangaan | Southern African | Tonga | Unaccompanied
Ngungunyane |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: CH-4

Shangaan men (Performer)
Composer not specified

1949-05-29 Bila | East African | Folk music | Ihubo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Military song | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Regimental song | Shangaan | Southern African | Tonga | Unaccompanied
Njoka inguto munthukazi |

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ILAM

Story Song. Further details refer ILAM card no C5N10

Tonga Boy (Performer)

1949-09-16 Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga
Nthumba na lume |

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ILAM

Wedding song with Tonga girls and drums. Translated English title - "I sing with my husband." Further details refer ILAM field card (D2E6b).

Nyamangwe, L. (Performer)
Lucy Nyamangwe (Performer)

1950-05-29 Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nkata Bay | Nyamangwe,Lucy | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | Wedding song
Nthumba na lume |

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ILAM

Song performed when escorting the bride to the husband's house. The song is accompanied by drums. ILAM field card number is D2E6

Lucy Nyamangwe (Performer)
Tonga girls (Performer)

1950-05-29 Drum | Escorting | Folk | ILAM | Malawi | Nyamangwe,Lucy | Nyasaland | Song | Song for the married couple | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | wedding
Nyamagodagoda |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card no. C5S9a.

Simoni Zambezi Chirumba (Performer)

1949-09-21 East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mozambique | Msidzimu | Portuguese East Africa | Sena | Simoni Zambezi Chirumba | Song for the Spirits | Tete | Tonga
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