Bemba

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Title Audio Collection Description Composersort icon Date All terms
Lekeni ukwimba ninshi twaleka |

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ILAM

Dance song. Drinking song. "If you stop singing, we stop singing". Further details refer to ILAM field card (C3T)

Eduard Bwalga (Performer)

1949-08-01 Bemba | Bemba | Bwalya,Edward | Cylindrical Drum | Double-headed drum laced | ILAM | Kitwe Town Compound | Northern Rhodesia | West African | Zimbabwe
Koni kalelila aka tenga malito |

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ILAM

Zomba dance music. Translated English title - "The bird cries for the pall bearers." Further details refer ILAM Shellac record number: TP0689

Edward Bwalya (Performer)

1949-08-01 Bemba | Bemba | Bwalya,Edward | Clapping | Dance song | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Zambia | Zomba
Pakushila muka munobe wendo seneme. The translated title is "When you dance with a friend's girl you are afraid". | Central African

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ILAM

Zomba dance song for young men and women

Edward Bwalya
Bemba young men

1949-08-01 Bemba | Bemba | Boys and girls | Bwalya,Edward | Central African | Cylindrical Drum | dance | Double headed and laced | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Traditional music | Zambia | Zomba
Koni kalelila aka tenga malito | Central African

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ILAM

Zomba dance song for young men and women. The translated title is "The bird cries for the pall bearers".

Edward Bwalya
Bemba young men

1949-08-01 Bemba | Bemba | Bwalya,Edward | Central African | Cylindrical Drum | dance | death | Double headed and laced | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Traditional music | Zambia | Zomba
Pale Pale |

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ILAM

Folk music sung by Bemba boys
Further details refer ILAM field card (AX23)

Group of Bemba boys (Performer)

1948-05-07 Axe | Bemba | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mapanza | Mbira | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Tonga | Zambia
Muka Civinda |

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ILAM

Folk song for hunting with drums.
Further details refer ILAM field card (AX24)

Group of Bemba boys (Performer)

1948-05-07 Bemba | Drum | Folk song | Hunting song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mapanza | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Tonga | Zambia
Tuteye solo |

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ILAM

Dance song with drums
Further details refer ILAM field card (C3D5)

Group of Bemba women (Performer)

1949-07-16 Bemba | Bemba | Dance music | Drum | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Zambia
Mayo na Bwalya; Mother of Bwalya |

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ILAM

Drinking song to accompany Mupukumo drinking party dance. It is accompanied by two rattles
Refer ILAM field card C3P21

Joseph Ntabomba
Filimoni Mulenga
Bemba men at the Mufulira Mine

1949-07-28 Bemba | Bemba | drinking | Fiwaya rattle | ILAM | Mufulira Mine | Mulenga,Filimoni | Mupukumo | Northern Rhodesia | Ntabomba,Joseph | party | Song | Southern African | Zambia
Masuka ya ntenda |

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ILAM

Chikako dance music. Further details refer ILAM Shellac record number: TP0697

Kefasi Mwanza (Composer)
Bemba boys (Performer)

1949-08-06 Bemba | Bemba | Chikako | Dance music | Guitar | ILAM | Mwanza,Kefasi | Northern Rhodesia | Nsenga | Southern African | Step Dance | Zambia
Mwanangaile twaya |

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ILAM

Chikako dance music. Further details refer ILAM Shellac record number: TP0698

Kefasi Mwanza (Composer)
Bemba boys (Performer)

1949-08-06 Bemba | Chikako | Dance music | Dance song | Guitar | ILAM | Mwanza,Kefasi | Ngoni | Southern African | Step Dance
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