Tumbuka

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
A buthu wa cimbia |

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ILAM

Song performed by young girls who are accompanied by 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

Nancy Luhama (Performer)
Mwenela Kaunda (Performer)
Dandy Boys (Performer)
Young girls (Performer)


1950-00-00 Call and response | Dandy Boys | Girls singing | Heya | ILAM | Kaunda,Mwenela | Luhana,Nancy | Malawi | Mortar and pestle beats | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | traditional | Tumbuka
A buthu wa cimbira |

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ILAM

Pounding song with mortar and pestles. Translated English title - "The girls have run away." Further details refer ILAM field card (D2G12)

Nancy Luhana (Performer)
Mwenele Kaunda (Performer)

1950-05-31 Folk music | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kaunda,Mwenela | Luhana,Nancy | Malawi | mortar | Mzimba | Nyasaland | pestle | Pounding song | Southern African | Tumbuka
A Chiyora gaulani bachi |

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ILAM

Concert song

Lily Nyachumya (Performer)

1949-08-05 Folk song | ILAM | Kamanga | Nkana | Northern Rhodesia | Nyachumya,Lily | Southern African | Tumbuka | Tumbuka | Zambia
A Luwe |

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ILAM

Pounding song with mortar and pestles. Further details refer ILAM field card (D2G10)

Taines Chirwa (Performer)
Nancy Luhana (Performer)

1950-05-31 Chirwa,Taines | Folk music | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luhana,Nancy | Malawi | mortar | Mzimba | Nyasaland | pestle | Pounding song | Southern African | Tumbuka | Tumbuka
A Mkandawire mulizye makora Bangwe |

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ILAM

Humorous song

Fumba Mkandawile (Composer/Performer)

1949-08-24 Bangwe | Henga | ILAM | Lusaka | Mkandawile,Fumba Lundazi | Nothern Rhodesia | Southern African | Tumbuka | Zambia
A Mkandawire mulizye makora Bangwe |

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ILAM

Humorous song with Bangwe board zither. Further details refer ILAM record number TP0296-XYZ4445

Fumba Mkandawile (Performer)

1949-08-24 Bangwe | Board zither | Folk music | Henga | Humorous | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mkandawile,Fumba Lundazi | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | Tumbuka | Zambia | Zither
A pongozi mbanonoko (a); A buthu wa cimbira (b) |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: D2G 12

Nancy Luhoma (Performer)
Mwenela Kaunda (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-05-31 East African | Folk music | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kaunda,Mwenela | Luhana,Nancy | Malawi | mortar | Mzimba | Nyasaland | pestle | Pounding song | Southern African | Tumbuka
A pongozi mbanonoko |

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ILAM

Pounding song with mortar and pestles. Further details refer ILAM field card (D2G12)Translated English title - "My husbands people are difficult." Further details refer ILAM field card (C4A12)

Nancy Luhana (Performer)
Mwenele Kaunda (Performer)

1950-05-31 Folk music | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kaunda,Mwenela | Luhana,Nancy | Malawi | mortar | Mzimba | Nyasaland | pestle | Pounding song | Southern African | Tumbuka
A Pongozi mbanonska |

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ILAM

Traditional song performed by young girls, accompanied by beats on the mortar and pestle. ILAM field card is unknown

Nancy Luhama (Performer)
Mwenela Kaunda (Performer)
Dandy Boys (Performer)

1950-00-00 Call and response | Dandy Boys | Heya | ILAM | Kaunda,Mwenela | Luhana,Nancy | Malawi | Mortar and pestle | Nyasaland | singing | Song | Southern African | traditional | Tumbuka | Young girls
A Tembo |

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ILAM

Pounding song with mortar and pestles. Further details refer ILAM field card (D2G11)

Taines Chirwa (Performer)
Mwenele Kaunda (Performer)
Nancy Luhana (Performer)

1950-05-31 Chirwa,Taines | Folk music | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kaunda,Mwenela | Luhana,Nancy | Malawi | mortar | Mzimba | Nyasaland | pestle | Pounding song | Southern African | Tumbuka | Tumbuka
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