Xhosa

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Title Audio Collection Description Composersort icon Date All terms
Inkulu into ezakwenzela | Southern African

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ILAM

Translated English title - "Something very bad is going to happen." Further details refer ILAM field card number: L1K 1

Nontwintwi (Performer)
Composer not specified

1957-05-10 bow | Ciskei | Eastern Cape | Folk music | Hadi bow | ILAM | Indigenous music | Ngaika | Nontwintwi | Self-delectative song | South Africa | Southern African | Transkei | Xhosa
Untitled | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM reel number: BC79.

Peggy Tracey (Narrator)
Xhosa Youth (Performer)

1900-01-00 Dance song | Folk music | Idutywa | Ikhinki Mouth Bow | ILAM | Indigenous music | South Africa | Southern African | Tracey, Peggy | Transkei | Xhosa | Xhosa
Bhai Lam | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1021

Alexandra Black Boys(Performer)
Composer not specified

1905-05-13 Alexandra Black Boys | Ceskei | Eastern Cape | Guitar | ILAM | Popular music | South Africa | Southern African | Tin whistle | Transkei | Xhosa
Bamba Lomfana | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1021

Alexandra Black Boys(Performer)
Composer not specified

1905-05-13 Alexandra Black Boys | Ceskei | Eastern Cape | Flute | Guitar | ILAM | Popular music | South Africa | Southern African | Tin whistle | Transkei | Xhosa
Ntakana zilal'emini | Southern African

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ILAM

Marabi style dance song with the men singing in mbube style while women sing in Marabi style

Aliwal North Xhosa Choir (Performer)

1952-00-00 Aliwal North Xhosa Choir | Clapping | dance | ILAM | Marabi style | Mbube | men and women | Piano | Secular music | South Africa | Southern African | Traditional music | Xhosa
Ilanga litshonile | Southern African

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ILAM

Marabi style dance song for men and women, accompanied by the piano

Aliwal North Xhosa Choir (Performer)

1952-00-00 Aliwal North Xhosa Choir | dance | Fast speed | ILAM | Marabi style | men and women | Piano | Popular music | Secular music | Song | South Africa | Southern African | Traditional music | Xhosa
Onomnyayi Ndoboyana | Southern African

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ILAM

Translated English title - "The bothersome crow." Further details refer ILAM field card number: L1K 4

Annie Macholweni (Performer)
Composer not specified

1957-05-10 bow | Ciskei | Eastern Cape | Folk music | Hadi bow | ILAM | Indigenous music | Macholweni,Annie | Ngaika | South Africa | Southern African | Transkei | Vocals | Xhosa
Iintombi zamaMfengu | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card no. F2A7.

Babo Hloka (Performer)

1952-02-20 Bulawayo | Guitar | Hloka,Bobo | ILAM | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Topical song | Xhosa | Zimbabwe
Phezulu enkosini | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR3796.

Bantu Methodist Church Choir (Performer)
E. Makgothi (Conductor)
Jill Desmond (Arranger)

1950-00-00 Bantu Methodist Church Choir | Desmond,Jill | ILAM | Makgothi,E. | Religious music | South Africa | Southern African | Xhosa
Bawo nxa ndilahlekayo | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR3796.

Bantu Methodist Church Choir (Performer)
E. Makgothi (Conductor)
Jill Desmond (Arranger)
Composer not specified


1950-00-00 Bantu Methodist Church Choir | Desmond,Jill | ILAM | Makgothi,E. | Religious music | South Africa | Southern African | Xhosa
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