Nyasaland

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Title Audio Collection Descriptionsort icon Composer Date All terms
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
Oyo oyo wanize |

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ILAM

A wedding song unaccompanied. Further details refer to ILAM field card no. D2B7.

The seven wives of the Chief (Performer)

1950-05-26 Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mzimba | Ngoni | Nyasaland | Seven Wives of the Chief | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Wedding song | Zulu
Tapulika Chiwawa |

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ILAM

Adaptation of European tune. Further details refer ILAM field card no. F1B-5.

Church of Central African Presbyterian Choir (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-01-10 Christian hymn | Church of Central Africa Presbyterian Choir | Henga | ILAM | Northern Rhodesia | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tumbuka | Zimbabwe
Koloni wanguya ku Masoku |

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ILAM

Beni dance song for men and women with Karigo lute. Translated title - "Koloni went to Masoku". Further details refer ILAM field card (D2E19)

Mwale, M. (Composer/Performer)
Maluba Mwale (Composer/Performer)

1950-05-29 Bowed Lute | Chinteche | Dance song | ILAM | Karigo | Lute | Malawi | Mwale,Maluba | Nkata Bay | Nyasaland | Southern African | Stringed lute | Tonga
Mikongwe mwilaka |

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ILAM

Boys initiation music

Makimilani Mpuluka (Performer)

1949-09-13 Folk music | ILAM | Lomwe | Makimilani Mpuluka | Malawi | Nyasaland | Southern African | Zomba
Ndinyenggana nde Mele |

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ILAM

Chikombo town dance for men and women, with singing, and accompanied by guitar and banjo. Refer ILAM field card DP8

Rabisoni Nangwale (Composer/Performer)
Jere Chikonda (Performer)

1950-05-14 banjo | Chikomba,Jere | Chikombo | dance | Guitar | ILAM | Malawi | Nangwale,Robison | Nyanja | Nyasaland | singing | Southern African | town
Wesakombe |

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ILAM

Chikweta dance song for boys and girls with clapping. Further details refer ILAM field card (DM6)

Aston Mulagha (Performer)

1950-05-11 Chikweta | Clapping | Dance song | Folk music | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Karonga | Lambya | Malawi | Mulagha,Aston | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tumbuka
Njonjonjo |

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ILAM

Children's Singing Game. Further details refer ILAM card no C5O1

S.E. Kankhuni (Performer)

1949-09-17 Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Napele Goods Lines | Nyanja | Nyasaland | S.E. Kankhuni | Southern African
Mitala |

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ILAM

Chindimbo dance song, unaccompanied. Further details refer ILAM field card (DN5)

Ngoleka, G.P. (Performer)

1950-05-12 Blantyre | Chindimbo | Dance song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyasaland | Nyoleka,G.P. | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Yao | Yao
Ici ncumba |

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ILAM

Chioda dance song

Lucy Nyamangwe (Performer)

1950-05-29 Chintechi | Drum | Folk song | ILAM | Malawi | Nyamangwe,Lucy | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga
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