Bemba

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Title Audio Collection Description Composersort icon Date All terms
Owachitawala |

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ILAM

Unaccompanied topical song. Further details refer ILAM field card number F1K1

Philemon Kalela (Performer)

1952-01-19 Bemba | Bemba | Folk music | Fort Rosebery | ILAM | Indigenous music | Northern Rhodesia | Philemon Kalela | Southern African | Topical song | Unaccompanied | Zambia
Abasungu balisa-we tata |

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ILAM

Topcial song about the Settlers. Further details refer to ILAM field card (F1K2)

Philemon Kalela (Performer)

1952-01-19 Bemba | Bemba | Folk music | ILAM | Northern African | Northern Rhodesia | Philemon Kalela | Rosebury | Topical song | Zambia
Kalela |

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ILAM

Dance song for Kalela dance. Further details refer ILAM field card (F1D7)

Mulenga, S. (Performer)
Stanley Mulenga (Performer)

1952-01-12 Bemba | Bemba | Dance song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mulenga,Stanley | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Zambia
Mukoto ukyapya weka |

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ILAM

Dance song for Mukoto dance for boys and girls. Translated English title - "Mukoto you will burn alone." Further details refer ILAM field card (C4A9)

Mfula, E. (Performer)
Emeliya Mfula (Performer)

1949-08-08 Bemba | Bemba | Dance song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mfula,Emeliya | Nkana | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Zambia
Bukwe kaoma kalawama |

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ILAM

Topical story song. Refer ILAM field card CRZ13

Maliya Mutale
Bemba women at Kitwe

1949-08-07 Bemba | Bemba | ILAM | Kitwe | Maliya Mutale | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | story | topical | Zambia
Kalombo, we musho, kowile taula bwela |

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ILAM

Girls initiation song. Song accompanied by Bemba boys. Translated English title - "Kalomb, my slave, you have not returned". Further details refer ILAM field card no. C4D3.

Maleyo Mwendapole (Performer)

1949-08-24 Bemba | Bemba | Drum | Folk song | Girls initiation song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lusaka | Maleyo Mwendapole | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Zambia
Ndeti nshiti yangali |

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ILAM

Topical story song. Refer ILAM card C3Z13a

M Mutale
Bemba women at Kitwe

1949-08-07 Bemba | Bemba | ILAM | Kitwe | M. Mutale | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | story | topical | Zambia
Cimana cisa mabimbi |

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ILAM

Bucibinda dance song also called the Hunter's dance accompanied by 4 drums and 2 axes
Refer ILAM field card C3E3

Luunda men
Bemba people

1949-07-17 axes | Bemba | Central African | dance | Drum | hunter | ILAM | Luunda | Luunda | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Zambia
Mondo drum message; The grass of the meadows |

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ILAM

Song for Bupala wu nama dance.
Hunting dance with 4 drums and 2 axes
Refer ILAM field card C3E4

Luunda and Bemba
Men and women

1949-07-17 axes | Bemba | Bupalu wu nama | Central African | dance | Drum | hunting | ILAM | Luunda | Luunda | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Zambia
Mwamba atemwa Malaila, Mwamba likes the Malaila dance |

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ILAM

Dance song with fighting and stomping movements. Refer ILAM field card C3W1

Lawrence Katilungu
Bemba men

1949-08-04 Bemba | Bemba | dance | fighting | ILAM | Katilungu,Lawrence | Malaila | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | Stamping | tribal | Zambia
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