Nyasaland

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Title Audio Collection Description Composersort icon Date All terms
Elena kupita pa Limbe | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR3494.

Zomba Youth Club (Performer)
L. Maonga (Leader)
Composer not specified

1952-00-00 banjo | Bass Drum | Concert song | Folk music | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Zomba | Zomba Youth Club
Elene ee kupita pa limbe |

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ILAM

Concert song with banjo and bass drum. Further details refer ILAM field card (C5K7)

Zomba Youth Club (Performer)

1949-09-13 banjo | Concert song | Drum | ILAM | Maduya,Abisalomo | Malawi | Maonga,Loida | Nyasaland | Southern African | Zomba | Zomba | Zomba Youth Club
Elena Kupita Pa Limbe | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1215

Zomba Youth Club (Performer)

1905-05-05 banjo | Drum | East African | Guitar | ILAM | Maduya,Abisalomo | Malawi | Maonga,Loida | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Popular music | Zomba Youth Club
Walowela mewa |

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ILAM

A song in which the husband refers to his wife who had too much alcohol to drink. The song is accompanied by the Bango zither. Refer ILAM field card D2B8

Zakaliya Kachali

1950-05-26 admonishment | Bango | drunk | Henga | husband | ILAM | Malawi | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Tumbuka | wife | Zakaliya Kachali | Zither
E Bangoni |

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ILAM

Fighting song. Further details refer ILAM field card (C5K13)

Z. Phiri (Performer)

1949-09-13 Fighting song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Ngoni | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Phiri,Z. | Southern African | Zomba
Nidapalamula |

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ILAM

Young women singing and accompanied by the pounding sound of a mortar and pestle. ILAM field card number is unknown

Young women (Composer/Performer)

1950-00-00 Chewa | ILAM | Malawi | Mortar and pestle | Nyanja | Nyasaland | pounding | Song | Southern African
Mailole |

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ILAM

Jiri dance song performed by young men and women, accompanied by clapping and tin whistles. ILAM field card number is unknown

Young men at Lilongwe (Composer/Performer)

1950-00-00 Chewa | Clapping | dance | ILAM | Jiri | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Tin whistles | Young men and women
Namfikilankhu |

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ILAM

Song performed by young girls who are accompanied by the 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

Young girls (Performer)
James Chirwa (Performer)
Mwenela Kaunda (Performer)
Dandy Boys (Performer)


1950-00-00 Call and response | Chirwa,James | Dandy Boys | Drum | Heya | ILAM | Kaunda,Mwenela | Malawi | Nyasaland | singing | Song | Southern African | traditional | Tumbuka | Young girls
Koko |

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ILAM

Rain song performed by young girls. The song is unaccompanied. ILAM field card number is unknown

Young girls (Performer)

1950-00-00 Chewa | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Rain | Song | Southern African | Young girls
Nsanga ukulya Njawa |

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ILAM

Dance song for Likwaka dance for women with clapping. Further details refer ILAM field card (C5O2)

Yao women (Performer)

1949-09-17 Blantyre | Clapping | Dance song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyasaland | Southern African | Yao | Yao
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