Zimbabwe

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Title Audio Collection Description Composersort icon Date All terms
Untitled | Southern African

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ILAM

Translated into English "You oh you on your return". Further details refer to ILAM CD number: BC76.

1900-01-00 ILAM | Indigenous music | Rhodesia | Southern African | Vocal | Zimbabwe
Ndinochema amasebe | Central African

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ILAM

Topical song with mbira dza WaNdau and deze resonator. "See I am crying, mother-in-law.
Poverty, elder brother, alack.
See, Sophiatown is bad, Patisoni
In my distress I think of home
Happiness to you all at Marange."
The singer sings about the conditions in which he finds himself at Sophiatown, near Johannesburg, where he works as a carpenter's assistant. His home, Marange is in the Chipinga District of Southern Rhodesia, about 400 miles north east of Johannesburg.
Details from ILAM record number TP4272-2

1957-01-03 Central African | Chipinga district | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mount Selinda | Ndau | Rhodesia | Simon Mafiru Sitole | Southern Rhodesia | Topical song | Zimbabwe
Jekanyika | Folk song

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ILAM

Ancient fighting song

1948-04-23 Folk song | Gunda | Hungwe | ILAM | Rusapi | Southern Rhodesia | Zimbabwe
Hotokoto inezemu | Folk song

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ILAM

Ancient fighting song against Ndebele

1948-04-23 Folk song | Gunda | Hungwe | ILAM | Rusapi | Southern Rhodesia | Zimbabwe
Dande rawaMari |

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ILAM

Mbira song. Further details refer ILAM record number AC1338

0000-00-00 ILAM | Karanga | Mbira | Song | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Zimbabwe
Chimbo chawurombo |

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ILAM

Mbira song. Further details refer ILAM record number AC1338

0000-00-00 ILAM | Karanga | Mbira | Song | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Zimbabwe
N'ndo N'ndindo |

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ILAM

Hymn accompanied by rattles, dancing and horn blowing
Refer ILAM field card AH7

1948-04-21 dancing | Duma | Horn | Hymn | ILAM | Rattle | Rozi | Song | Southern African | Zimbabwe
Sabantu - II - Simple Ingredients (Njari, part 2) |

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ILAM

Radio show. Further details refer ILAM record number SABC-HT21B

1942-04-08 English | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mbira | Narrative | Njari | Radio | Radio show | Shona | South Africa | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Tracey, Hugh | Zimbabwe
Untitled |

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ILAM

Indigenous music. Further details refer ILAM field card E2K13

1900-01-00 ILAM | Indigenous music | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Zimbabwe
Song |

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ILAM

Topical song accompanied by guitar. Refer ILAM field card E2K16

1951-06-14 dialogue | Guitar | ILAM | Song | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | topical | Yao | Zimbabwe
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