Tumbuka

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Title Audio Collection Description Composersort icon Date All terms
Karukongwa zi |

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ILAM

Further information refer ILAM field card number: C4D-12

Wedison Chihana (Performer)
Composer not specified

1949-08-11 Chihana,Wedison | Folk music | Henga | Henga | Hunting song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tumbuka | Unaccompanied
Wavwala cipapa ca Munkwele (a) ; Karukongwa zi (b) |

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ILAM

Hunting songs accompanied by clapping. Refer ILAM field card C4D12

Wedison Chihana
Tumbuka Henga men at Roan Antelope Mine

1949-08-11 Chihana,Wedison | Clapping | Henga | Henga | hunting | ILAM | Northern Rhodesia | Roan Antelope Mine | Song | Southern African | Tumbuka | Tumbuka | Zambia
Kalulu wakama wa nyina wakhe |

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ILAM

Song story which is unaccompanied. Further details refer to ILAM field card (DY14)

Widisani Nazuku (Performer)

1950-05-23 Henga | ILAM | Kasungu | Malawi | Northern African | Nyasaland | Tumbuka | Tumbuka | Unaccompanied | Widisani Nazuku
Nkhopa lero (a) Kayuni ngwata (b) |

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ILAM

Wimbuza dance songs. Solo dance. Further details refer to ILAM card no. DY1

Widisoni Mazuku (Performer)

1950-05-23 Central African | Dance song | Drum | Folk song | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kasungu | Malawi | Nyasaland | Tumbuka | Tumbuka | Widisoni Mazuku
Nkhopa lero |

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ILAM

Vimbuza dance song for solo dance with two Mpanje goblet drums and Mangwanda bells. Further details refer ILAM field card (DY1)

Widisoni Mazuku (Performer)

1950-05-23 bell | Dance song | Drum | Folk music | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kasungu | Malawi | Mgwanda | Mpanje | Nyasaland | Solo | Southern African | Tumbuka | Tumbuka | Vimbuza | Widisoni Mazuku
Kayuni ngwata |

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ILAM

Vimbuza dance song for solo dance with two Mpanje goblet drums and Mangwanda bells. Further details refer ILAM field card (DY1)

Widisoni Mazuku (Performer)

1950-05-23 bell | Dance song | Drum | Folk music | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kasungu | Malawi | Manyanga | Mpanje | Nyasaland | Solo | Southern African | Tumbuka | Tumbuka | Vimbuza | Widisoni Mazuku
Namfikilankhu |

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ILAM

Song performed by young girls who are accompanied by the beats on the mortar and pestle. The voices of the singers appear not to be those of the names mentioned on the record label. ILAM field card is unknown

Young girls (Performer)
James Chirwa (Performer)
Mwenela Kaunda (Performer)
Dandy Boys (Performer)


1950-00-00 Call and response | Chirwa,James | Dandy Boys | Drum | Heya | ILAM | Kaunda,Mwenela | Malawi | Nyasaland | singing | Song | Southern African | traditional | Tumbuka | Young girls
Walowela mewa |

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ILAM

A song in which the husband refers to his wife who had too much alcohol to drink. The song is accompanied by the Bango zither. Refer ILAM field card D2B8

Zakaliya Kachali

1950-05-26 admonishment | Bango | drunk | Henga | husband | ILAM | Malawi | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Tumbuka | wife | Zakaliya Kachali | Zither
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