Zambia

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Title Audio Collection Description Composersort icon Date All terms
Kuli Tekeselo pano yansunja imbwili |

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ILAM

Hunting song with Kankobele mbira. Translated English title - "Tell Tekeselo I've been bitten by a leopard." Further details refer ILAM field card number: C4J-1

Beni Maliyao (Performer)
Composer not specified

1949-08-17 Folk music | Hunting song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kankobele | Lala | Maliyao,Beni | Mbira | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Zambia
Fwe kwesu kutali ba Chailela |

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ILAM

Topical song with Kankobele Mbira. Translated English title - "My home is far away, Chailela." Further details refer ILAM field card number: C4J-2

Beni Maliyao (Performer)
Composer not specified

1949-08-17 Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kankobele | Lala | Maliyao,Beni | Mbira | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Topical song | Zambia
Fwe kwesu kutali ba Chailela |

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ILAM

Topical song with Kankobele Mbira. Translated English title - "My home is far away, Chailela." Further details refer ILAM field card number: C4J-2

Beni Maliyao (Performer)
Composer not specified

1949-08-17 Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kankobele | Lala | Lenje | Maliyao,Beni | Mbira | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Topical song | Zambia
Kuli Tekeselo pano yansuma imbwili |

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ILAM

Hunting song. Further detail refer to ILAM field card (C4J1)

Beni Maliyas (Performer)

1949-08-17 Broken Hill Mine | Folk music | Hunting song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kankobele | Kankobele | Lala | Maliyao,Beni | Mbira | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Zambia
Nalila Jim |

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ILAM

Mine song or lament for dead comrade. This is also used as a dance song
Refer ILAM field card C3O9

Bernard Sachinahi
Chokwe men at Mufulira Mine

1949-07-27 Chokwe | Chokwe | dance | death | ILAM | Lament | Luvale | mine | Northern Rhodesia | Sachinati,Bernard | Song | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Zambia
Machona |

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ILAM

Nostalgic song also used for the Chizanda dance. The subject deals with migrants who work on the copper mines and stay there for long periods
Refer ILAM field card C3O10

Bernard Sachinati

1948-07-27 Chizanda | Chokwe | dance | ILAM | Luvale | Northern Rhodesia | nostalgia | Sachinati,Bernard | Song | Southern African | Zambia
Naiviki; Mama Naiviki-za |

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ILAM

Topical mine song also used for the Chizanda dance
Refer ILAM field card C3O11

Bernard Sachinati

1949-07-27 Chizanda | Chokwe | dancing | ILAM | Luvale | mine | Northern Rhodesia | Sachinati,Bernard | Song | Southern African | topical | Zambia
Nkumbe ubwalwa, Let me make tea |

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ILAM

Drinking song accompanied by Kalimba mbira. Refer ILAM field card C3V12

Bisa men at Mindolo Compound

1949-08-03 Bisa | Bisa | drinking | ILAM | Kalimba | Mbira | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | Zambia
Ngawali mukulu ngamali shikele bamayo, Mourning song (a) Mama ubunga bwaitika, Hunting song |

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ILAM

Song (a) is about a man who says he is old enough to have buried his father. Song (b) is about a the lack of game which means a lack of food. Refer ILAM field card C3V13

Bisa men at Mindolo Compound

1949-08-03 Bisa | Bisa | father | Food | game | ILAM | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | Zambia
Tupunge ulumamba |

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ILAM

Folk music - Dance music with drums
Further details refer ILAM field card (AX7)

Boys at Mapanza (Performer)

1948-05-07 Bemba | Dance music | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mapanza | Mapanza College | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Zambia
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