Nyasaland

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Chingoma chakubaruka |

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ILAM

A humorous drinking song about the membrane of the drum breaking by accident. The song is accompanied by clapping. Refer ILAM field card F1G8

Reuben Tancard Mbuluwundi
Tumbuka and Henga men

1952-01-16 broken | Clapping | drinking | Drum | Henga | Henga | Humorous | ILAM | Malawi | Mbuluwundi,Reuben Tancard | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Tumbuka | Tumbuka
Chingoma chakubaruka |

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ILAM

Humorous song with clapping. Further details refer ILAM field card (F1G8)

Chigwamba, S. (Composer)
Reuben T. Mbuluwundi (Performer)

1952-01-16 Chigwamba,Siniato | Clapping | Drinking song | Henga | Henga | Humorous | ILAM | Livingstonia | Malawi | Mbuluwundi,Reuben Tancard | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Tumbuka | Tumbuka
Chingoma chakubaruka |

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ILAM

Humorous drinking song. Further details refer ILAM fieldcard F1G-8.

Reuben Tancard Mbuluwundi (Performer)
Siniato Chigwamba (Composer)

1952-01-16 Chigwamba,Siniato | Clapping | Drinking song | Henga | Henga | Humorous | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mbuluwundi,Reuben Tancard | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Tumbuka | Tumbuka
Chinjombe |

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ILAM

Muganda dance song with Malipenga singing gourds. Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1337

Nyanja men (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Chewa | Dance song | East African | Gourd | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Malipenga | Muganda | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Phiri,Benson | Singing Gourd | Southern African
Chonde Chonde | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1011

Gomani (Performer)
Composer not specified

1923-00-00 banjo | East African | Gomani | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Popular music | Rattle | Shaker | Southern African | Vocal
Choyomba | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1018

Carston Sereke & Freddie (Performer)
Composer not specified

1905-05-13 Carston Sereke | Freddie | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Popular music | Shaker | Southern African | Vocal
Chule iye agona m' madzi |

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ILAM

Story song

Ositeni Phula (Performer)

1949-09-05 Chewa | Folk music | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Ositeni Phula | Pango | Salima | Southern African
Chule iye Agona m'madzi |

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ILAM

Story song accompanied by the Bangwe board zither. The English title is The frog sleeps in the water. Refer ILAM field card C5C8

Ositeni Phula (Composer/Performer)
Mesiyasi Chulu (Composer/Performer)

1949-09-05 Bangwe board zither | Chewa | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mesiyasi Chulu | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Ositeni Phula | Song | Southern African | story
Cikwati catha lelo | Southern African

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ILAM

Topical song with guitar. Composer unspecified. Further details refer ILAM record AC0882.

Enoch Evani (Performer)
Evani, E. (Performer)

1952-00-00 Evani,Enoch | Guitar | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Topical song | Yao
Cikwati poyamba lelo ce dale |

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ILAM

Town dace song with guitar. Translated English title - "When you are newly married, my darling." Further details refer ILAM field card (C5A5).

Kwilaya, S. (Composer/Performer)
Stanile Kwilaya (Composer/Performer)

1949-09-03 Dance song | Dowa Boma | Guitar | ILAM | Kwilaya,Stanile | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Town dance
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