Malawi

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Chakunaka |

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ILAM

Translated English title - "The handsome young man." Further details refer ILAM field card number: D2A 3

Paulosi Jere (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-05-26 Bango board zithe | East African | Folk music | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Jere,Paulosi | Malawi | Mzimba | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | story | Tumbuka
Chakunaka. The handsome young man |

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ILAM

Story song about a handsome young man. Refer ILAM field card D2A3

Paulosi Jere

1950-05-26 Henga | ILAM | Jere,Paulosi | Malawi | man | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | story | Tumbuka | vanity
Chalo cha ku Zomba |

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ILAM

Unaccompanied lament for the Zomba flood. Further details refer ILAM field card (C5J24)

Thindwa, R. (Performer)
Robati Thindwa (Performer)

1949-09-12 Henga | ILAM | Lament | Malawi | Nyasaland | Southern African | Thindwa,Robati | Tumbuka | Tumbuka | Unaccompanied
Chalo cithu canangika isadi |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1181

Robati Tuindwa (Performer)
Composer not specified

1949-00-00 East African | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyasaland | Robati Tuindwa | Southern African | Topical song | Tumbuka | Tumbuka | Unaccompanied
Chalo cithu canangika nati |

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ILAM

Unaccompanied topical song. Translated English title - "Our country is stricken." Further details refer ILAM field card (C5J23)

Robati Thindwa (Performer)

1949-09-12 Henga | ILAM | Malawi | Nyasaland | Southern African | Thindwa,Robati | Tumbuka | Tumbuka
Changa |

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ILAM

Topical song with young Tonga boys. Further details refer ILAM field card (D2E11 / D2E12)

Nyirenda, A. (Performer)
Alfred Nyirenda (Performer)

1950-05-29 Chinteche | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nkata Bay | Nyasaland | Nyirenda,Alfred | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | Topical song | Unaccompanied
Changa |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: D2E-12

Alfred Nyirenda (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-05-29 East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyasaland | Nyirenda,Alfred | Southern African | Story Song | Tonga | Tonga | Unaccompanied
Chauta daine |

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ILAM

Dance song for Masewela dance for men and women with Bangwe (Zither). Translated English title - "God should hate me, not my friend." Further details refer ILAM field card (C5B2)

Makwinya, N. (Performer)
Nalundo Makwinya (Performer)

1949-09-04 Bangwe | Board zither | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Makwinya,Nalundo | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Pangwe | Salima | Southern African | Zither
Che Bula |

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ILAM

Song performed by young women accompanied by the pounding of a mortar and pestle. The song has hocketing effects. ILAM field card number is unknown

Maini Nakwenda (Composer/Performer)
Belifa Nyabande (Performer)
Young women (Performer)

1950-00-00 Chewa | Hocketing | ILAM | Makwenda,Mani | Malawi | Mortar and pestle | Nyabanda,Balifa | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Young women
Che bula |

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ILAM

Pounding song. Further details ILAM shellac record number TP2769.

Mani Makwenda (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Chewa | ILAM | Indigenous music | Makwenda,Mani | Malawi | Morter | Nyabanda,Balifa | Nyanja | Nyasaland | pestle | Southern African
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