Bemba

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Iye Mwelu aluba lupili nganatelemuka |

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ILAM

Dance song for Zomba dance

Bwalya Lumbwe (Performer)

1949-08-24 Bemba | Bemba | Folk song | ILAM | Lumbwe,Bwalya | Lusaka | Nothern Rhodesia | Southern African | Zambia
Iye Mwelu aluba lupili nganatelemuka |

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ILAM

Zomba dance music. Further details refer ILAM record number TP0283-XYZ4432

Bwalya Lumbwe (Performer)

1949-08-24 Bemba | Bemba | Dance song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lumbwe,Bwalya | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Zambia | Zomba
Kalefwaya kanjilikishe akatyetye |

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ILAM

Further detail refer ILAM shellac record number: TP0656-XYZT4027

Composer not specified
Bemba men (Performer)

1949-00-00 Bemba | Bemba | Dance music | Folk music | Hunting song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Unaccompanied | 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
Kalela |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F1D 7

Stanley Mulenga (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-00-00 Bemba | Bemba | Dance song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kalela dance | Mulenga,Stanley | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Zambia
Kalifwaya kanjilikishe akatyetye; The akatyetye bird wants to press me down |

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ILAM

Hunting song to accompany the Bulumba hunting dance. It is sung after the hunt
Refer ILAM field card C3P14

Bemba men at the Mufulira Mine

1949-07-28 Bemba | Bemba | Bulumba | dance | hunting | ILAM | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | 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
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
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: TP0690

Composer not specified
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
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
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