Malawi

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Title Audio Collection Descriptionsort icon Composer Date All terms
Mwele mwele |

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ILAM

Uzamba dance song -initiation song with two goblet drums and clapping. Further details refer ILAM field card (DY3)

Tumbuka women and girls(Performer)

1950-05-23 Clapping | Dance music | Drum | Folk music | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Initiation song | Kasungu | Malawi | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tumbuka | Tumbuka | Uzamba
Mwele mwele (a); Kanamanya (b) |

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ILAM

Uzamba dance song -initiation song with two goblet drums and clapping. Further details refer ILAM field card (DY3)

Tumbuka women and girls(Performer)

1950-05-23 Clapping | Drum | Folk music | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Initiation song | Kasungu | Malawi | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tumbuka | Tumbuka
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
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
Segulani pa cipata segula |

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ILAM

Wedding song for men and women unaccompanied. Translated English title - "Open the gate, open." Further details refer ILAM field card (C5A6).

Chilembo, F. (Performer)
Febi Chilembo (Performer)

1949-09-03 Chilembo,Febi | Dowa Boma | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Wedding song
Ubatiso wa mbuya |

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ILAM

Wedding song in European taught style with men and women unaccompanied. Translated English title - "The baptism of the Lord." Further details refer ILAM field card (C5A6).

Chilembo, F. (Performer)
Febi Chilembo (Performer)

1949-09-03 Chilembo,Febi | Dowa Boma | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Wedding song
A Banda |

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ILAM

Wedding song performed when bride is taken to the house of the groom. Song starts with solo voice and is later joined by a group of singer. ILAM field card number is D2E6

Lucy Nyamangwe (Performer)
Tonga girls (Performer)

1950-05-29 Drum | Escorting | Folk | ILAM | Malawi | Nyamangwe,Lucy | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | wedding
Awuni byelanga psaku baku butile |

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ILAM

Wedding song with one guitar. Further details refer ILAM field card (C5N19)

Sazuze, F.K. (Performer)

1949-09-16 Guitar | ILAM | Lomwe | Malawi | Nyasaland | Poyah,J.B. | Ronga | Sazuze,D. | Sazuze,F.K. | Southern African | Wedding song
A Banda |

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ILAM

Wedding song with Tonga girls and drums. Translated English title - "Banda, we have brought you your love." Further details refer ILAM field card (D2E6a).

Nyamangwe, L. (Performer)
Lucy Nyamangwe (Performer)

1950-05-29 Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nkata Bay | Nyamangwe,Lucy | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | Wedding song
Nthumba na lume |

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ILAM

Wedding song with Tonga girls and drums. Translated English title - "I sing with my husband." Further details refer ILAM field card (D2E6b).

Nyamangwe, L. (Performer)
Lucy Nyamangwe (Performer)

1950-05-29 Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nkata Bay | Nyamangwe,Lucy | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | Wedding song
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