Northern Rhodesia

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Title Audio Collection Description Composersort icon Date All terms
Ndamulila mwine mafune | Southern African

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ILAM

Nostalgic song with Kalumba bow. Translated English title - "I long for my own folk." Further details refer ILAM field card number C4Q13

Fulediliki Lweko (Performer)

1949-08-24 bow | Folk music | Fulediliki Lweko | ILAM | Indigenous music | kalumba | Kaonde | Luba | Lusaka | Northern Rhodesia | Nostalgic song | Southern African | Zambia
Kakonko | Central African

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ILAM

"The small rough knot that spoils good work". He goes on to say " If your mother has no wisdom, how can you have wisdom?" " I married a beautiful woman, but I left her for she was diseased."

If a small imperfection spoils an otherwise good work, they call the obstruction a "knot", as in a string.

I. Matafwana (Composer)

1957-07-06 Belgian Congo | Bemba | Bottle | Guitar | ILAM | Matafwana, Isaac | Northern Rhodesia | Sunkutu | Topical - Central Africa
Yebele Bunga | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record no. TP0271-XYZ4426.

J. Simutanga (Performer)
E. Nyanga (Performer)
Composer not specified

1949-00-00 bow | Drinking song | E. Nyanga | Gourd bow | ILAM | Indigenous music | J. Simutanga | Kalumbu | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Tonga | Zambia
Konko Lila | East African

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ILAM

Folk music. Wedding song. Futher details refer to ILAM field card (C3H)

Luunda women (Performer)

1949-07-20 axes | Clapping | East African | goblet Drum | ILAM | Kambwali | Kawambwa | Lake Mwexa | Lake Nwenu | Luunda | Luunda | Northern Rhodesia | slit Drum | West African
Bachingola | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F1D 8

Stanley Mulenga (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-00-00 Bemba | Bemba | Dance song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kalela dance | Mulenga,Stanley | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Zambia
Bachingola | Southern African

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ILAM

Dance song for Kalela dance. Further details refer ILAM field card (F1D8)

Stanley Mulenga (Performer)
Mulenga, S. (Performer)

1952-01-12 Bemba | Bemba | Dance song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kalela | Mulenga,Stanley | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Zambia
Chimutengura; Bvula matambo | Southern African

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ILAM

Tsaba Tsaba type song. Further details refer ILAM fieldcard F1A-8.
Translated English title - "Take your magic out of the box." Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP3934

The Luanshya Springbok Band (Performer)
Composer not specified
Luanshya Dance Band (Performer)

1952-01-09 Band music | Dance Band | Dance song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luanshya | Luanshya Dance Band | Luanshya Springbok Band | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Tsaba Tsaba dance | Yao | Zambia | Zimbabwe
Mu caka cu; In the year 1934 |

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ILAM

Epic song with rhythmic beating on a bottle
Refer ILAM field card C3P16

A Masungu
Men at the Mufulira Mine

1949-07-28 Bemba | Bottle | epic | ILAM | Masungu,A . | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | Zambia
Chikulamayembe Gondwe |

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ILAM

Song is sung in praise of the Paramount Chief. Further details refer to ILAM field card (F1F6)

A. Mpusi Mutali (Composer)

1952-01-15 Henga | Henga | ILAM | Mufelera | Mutali,Alick Mpusi | Northern African | Northern Rhodesia | Praise song | Tumbuka | Tumbuku | Zambia
Coronation night in an African Homestead | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record no. T537.

A. Nkhata and his friends

1900-01-00 ILAM | Indigenous music | Lusaka | Nkhata,A. | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Zambia
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