Malawi

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
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
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
A biti Njalasi, aleke ku lila |

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ILAM

Concert Song. Further details refer ILAM card no C5N8

Boys at Blantyre Secondary School (Performer)

1949-09-16 Blantyre Secondary School | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African
A biti Njalasi, aleke ku lila |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM Shellac record number: TP0744

Composer not specified
Nyanja boys (Performer)

1949-09-16 Bone | Concert song | Guitar | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Rattle | Southern African
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 Jesi anagyama awa |

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ILAM

Morality song with Bangwe wa m'kulu. Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1331

Amoui Jenasa (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Bangwe | Bangwe wa m'kulu | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Jenasa,Amoui | Lament | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Personal lament | Southern African | Zither
A kawokondi nkhondo |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1457

Nyanja women and girls (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Chewa | Clapping | Dance song | Drum | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mcoma dance | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Whistle
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 Mwase ndibwerekani mthenga wanu |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: DX 10

Chewa girls (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-05-22 Chewa | Chewa | Dance song | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kasungu | Malawi | Mcoma dance | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Whistle
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