Portuguese East Africa

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Title Audio Collection Description Composersort icon Date All terms
Mandowa - Parts I. II. III & IV | Southern African

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ILAM

Two dance tunes for Nandowa dance. Further details refer to ILAM field card no. G1A6a.

Zhuake Nasinyi (Performer)

1954-06-06 Dance song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Makulane | Mbira | Mozambique | Ndau | Nova Mambone district | Portuguese East Africa | Southern African | Traditional music | Zhuake Masingi
Achifa dukwana chamina | East African

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ILAM

Translated English title - "This handkerchief of mine." Further details refer ILAM field card number: L1A 1

Alberto Tentowani Mwamosi (Performer)
Gabriel Maopana Bila (Performer)
Alberto Tentowani Mwamosi (Composer)

1957-01-10 Bila,Gabriel Maopana | Chopi | East African | Gaza | Guitar | ILAM | Lenge | Mozambique | Mwamosi,Alberto Tentowani | Popular music | Portuguese East Africa | Sentimental song | Southern African | Vocals
Mashenganyana | East African

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ILAM

Translated English title - "The Enticer." Further details refer ILAM field card number: L1A 2

Alberto Tentowani Mwamosi (Performer)
Gabriel Maopana Bila (Performer)
Alberto Tentowani Mwamosi (Composer)

1957-01-10 Bila,Gabriel Maopana | Chopi | East African | Gaza | Guitar | ILAM | Lenge | Mozambique | Mwamosi,Alberto Tentowani | Popular music | Portuguese East Africa | Southern African | Topical song | Vocals
Famba Tirwene | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recording) number: CR0497

Alexandra Jafete Simbini (Performer)
Composer not specified

1960-00-00 banjo | East African | Guitar | ILAM | Mandoline | Mozambique | Popular music | Portuguese East Africa | Shangaan | Simbini,Alexandra Jafete | Southern African | Vocal
Tsemani Xi Simbini | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recording) number: CR0497

Alexandra Jafete Simbini (Performer)
Composer not specified

1966-00-00 banjo | East African | Guitar | ILAM | Mandoline | Mozambique | Popular music | Portuguese East Africa | Shangaan | Simbini,Alexandra Jafete | Southern African | Vocal
Themba kutsutsuma |

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ILAM

Song about a man who is courting someone else's woman
Song is with mbira and malimba accompaniment
Refer ILAM field card CB7

Alfredo Respeito Muchanza

1949-05-23 Dzibi | ILAM | malimba | Mbira | Mozambique | Muchanza,Alfredo Respeito | Portuguese East Africa | Song | Southern African | Tswa
Unganyi Gorosi |

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ILAM

Town dance song acconpanied by Tonga men and with guitar accompaniment
Further details refer ILAM field card (CV9)

Antonio Dande Mandemba (Performer)
Mandemba, A.D. (Performer)

1949-06-12 Dance music | Guitar | ILAM | Inhambane | Mandemba,Antonio Dande | Maxixe | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Southern African | Tonga | Town dance
Nzignata Kowo Kaya | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number: CR2885.

Arez C Kacanjo (Performer)
Composer not specified

1956-00-00 Bazaruto | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kacanjo,Arez C. | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Primo Guitar
Utela Male Unyikela | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number: CR2885.

Arez C Kacanjo (Performer)
Composer not specified

1956-00-00 Bazaruto | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kacanjo,Arez C. | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa
Levanta a cabeca Soldado Africano |

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ILAM

Soldiers marching song taught the locals by Portuguese settlers
Refer ILAM field card CB4
Translation on reverse side of the field card

Askaris

1949-05-23 Askaris | ILAM | marching | Mozambique | Portuguese | Portuguese | Portuguese East Africa | soldiers | Song | Southern African
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