Bemba

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Title Audio Collection Description Composersort icon Date All terms
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
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 mumola wenda seneme |

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ILAM

"When you dance with a friend's girl you are afraid". 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
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
Chingolongolo ico mwasula cilikwi |

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ILAM

Dance song.Further details refer ILAM card no C4M7

David Yumba (Performer)

1949-08-20 Bemba | Bemba | Dance song | Drum | Fort Rosebery | ILAM | Kapoya Dance | Southern African | Yumba,David | Zambia
Tatwaibombe incito yafilwa masoca |

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ILAM

Drinking song for Mupukumo dance. It is for men and women and accompanied by rattle and clapping. Refer ILAM field card C3X4

David Mulenga
Bemba men and women

1949-08-05 Bemba | Bemba | Clapping | drinking | ILAM | men | Mulenga,David | Mupukumo | Northern Rhodesia | Rattle | Song | Southern African | women | Zambia
Ku luBemba kwali wama |

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ILAM

Translated English title - "The Bemba country is good." Further detail refer ILAM shellac record number: TP0644-XYZ4020

Composer not specified
Webi Mumba (Performer)

1949-00-00 Bemba | Bemba | ILAM | Mumba,Webi | Northern Rhodesia | School song | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Zambia
Mayo na Bwalya |

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ILAM

Mupukumo dance music. Further detail refer ILAM shellac record number: TP0661-XYZT4033

Composer not specified
Ntomba, J. (Performer)
Mulenga, F. (Performer)

1949-00-00 Bemba | Bemba | Dance music | Drinking song | Fiwaya | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mulenga,Filimoni | Mupukumo | Northern Rhodesia | Ntabomba,Joseph | Party song | Rattle | Southern African | Zambia
Cikandya cikailemeni mu calo |

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ILAM

Mupukumo dance music. Further detail refer ILAM shellac record number: TP0662-XYZT4034

Composer not specified
Ntomba, J. (Performer)
Mulenga, F. (Performer)

1949-00-00 Bemba | Bemba | Dance music | Drinking song | Fiwaya | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mulenga,Filimoni | Mupukumo | Northern Rhodesia | Ntabomba,Joseph | Party song | Rattle | Southern African | Zambia
Tutole kantu panshi |

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ILAM

Translated English title - "Let us pick it up." Accompanied by beating of two tins. Further information refer ILAM field card number: C3Z-3

Composer not specified
Mulenga, L. (Performer)

1949-08-07 Bemba | Bemba | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luvale | Mulenga,L. | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Tin | Wedding song | Zambia
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