Tumbuka

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Ninthenda iyo ikana munkhwala |

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ILAM

Translated English title - "This disease cannot be cured." Further details refer ILAM Shellac record number: TP0675

Composer not specified
Kesita Gondwe (Performer)

1949-07-30 Dance music | Drum | Folk music | Henga | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kesita Gondwe | Malawi | Northern Rhodesia | Nyasaland | Southern African | Spirit song | Tumbuka | Zambia
Ninthenda iyo ikana munkhwala; This disease cannot be cured |

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ILAM

Dance song for Virombo spirit dance, accompanied by 2 laced, bass drums
Refer ILAM field card C3R15

Kesita Gondwe
Henga men at the Mufulira Mine

1949-07-30 bass | dance | Drum | Henga | Henga | ILAM | Kesita Gondwe | lace | Mufulira Mine | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | spirit | Tumbuka | Virombo | Zambia
Nkahwa na dada (a) ; Kamsingi Kaya (b) |

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ILAM

Two singing games for children with sticks beaten on the ground. Further details refer ILAM field card (D2E5)

Ngoni men (Performer)

1950-05-29 Children's song | Folk music | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Jere,Joel M. | Malawi | Ngoni | Nkata Bay | Nyasaland | Singing game | Southern African | Stick | Tumbuka
Nkhawa na dada |

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ILAM

Song for children performed by men. It involved being bumped from log to log and is accompanied by sticks beating the ground. ILAM field card number D2E5

Leader Joel Jere (Composer/Performer)
Nguni men (Performer)

1950-05-29 children | game | Henga | ILAM | Jere,Joel M. | Logs | Malawi | men | Nguni | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Sticks beating the ground | traditional | Tumbuka
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
Nkonyo zaratu mam |

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ILAM

Hunting song with Tumbuka / Henga men. Further details refer ILAM field card (C4D13)

Chihana, W. (Performer)
Wedison Chihana (Performer)

1949-08-11 Chihana,Wedison | Folk music | Henga | Henga | Hunting song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luanshya | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Tumbuka | Tumbuka | Zambia
Nyengu yimosa ghakasowa comene |

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ILAM

Story with song sung by Henga and Tumbuka boys. Further details refer to ILAM card no. C5N3.

Blantyre Secondary School Boys (Performer)

1949-09-16 Blantyre | Blantyre Secondary School | Central African | Folk song | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyasaland | Story Song | Tumbuka | Unaccompanied
Ona, ona, nyenyezi zili kuwala |

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ILAM

Translated English title - "Look, look, the stars are shining." Further information refer ILAM field card number: C4D-15

Mutika Chirwa (Performer)
George Phiri (Composer)

1949-08-11 Chirwa,Mutika | Christmas song | Henga | ILAM | Malawi | New Year's song | Nyasaland | Phiri,George | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | Tumbuka | Unaccompanied
Ona, ona, nyenyezi zili kuwala |

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ILAM

Translated English title - "Look, look, the stars are shining." Further information refer ILAM field card number: C4D-15

George Phiri (Composer)
Mutika Chirwa (Performer)

1949-08-11 Chirwa,Mutika | Christmas song | Henga | ILAM | Malawi | New Year's song | Nyasaland | Phiri,George | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | Tumbuka | Unaccompanied
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