Bemba

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Title Audio Collection Descriptionsort icon Composer Date All terms
Cikandya Cikailemena | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number: CR3507.

Bemba singers (Performer)
J. Ntabomba (Leader)
Composer not specified

1952-00-00 Bemba | Bemba | Drinking song | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mufulira Mine | Northern Rhodesia | Ntabomba,Joseph | Rattle | 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
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
Tubila tunwe; Fill up the pot, let us drink |

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ILAM

Hunting song to accompany the Bulumba hunting dance. It is sung after the hunt
Refer ILAM field card C3P15

Bemba men at the Mufulira Mine

1949-07-28 Bemba | Bemba | Bulumba | dance | hunting | ILAM | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | Zambia
Chingolongolo ico mwasula cilikwi |

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ILAM

Kaponya dance song accompanied by drums and a cymbal. The English title is Where is that girl you do not like. Refer ILAM field card C4M7

Bemba young men (Performer)
David Yumba (Leader)

1949-08-20 Bemba | Bemba | Cymbal | dance | Drum | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kaponya dance song | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | Yumba,David | Zambia
Mbira tune |

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ILAM

Mbira tune with vocals. Composer not specified. Further details refer ILAM record number SABC-HT37A8

Bemba musicians and singers (Performer)

1958-07-29 Bemba | Bemba | ILAM | Mbira | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | Tracey, Hugh | Zambia
Mumamba, Strumming |

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ILAM

Mfunkuta dance song for men and women, accompanied by the Chilimba mbira. Refer ILAM field card C4A15

Silifa Mutale Koni
Andula Chanda
Bemba women and men at Mindolo Compound

1949-08-08 Bemba | Bemba | Chanda,Andula | Chilimba | dance | ILAM | Koni,Silifa Mutale | Mbira | men | Mfunkuta | Mindolo Compound | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | women | Zambia
Mumamba |

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ILAM

Mfunkutu dance music with Chilimba mbira. Translated English title - "Strumming." Further information refer ILAM field card number: C4A-15

Composer not specified
Koni, S.M. (Performer)
Chanda, A. (Performer)

1949-08-08 Bemba | Bemba | Chanda,Andula | Chilimba | Dance music | Dance song | ILAM | Koni,Silifa Mutale | Mbira | Mfunkutu | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Zambia
Mumamba |

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ILAM

Mfunkutu dance music with Chilimba mbira. Translated English title - "Strumming." Further information refer ILAM field card number: C4A-15

Composer not specified
Koni, S.M. (Performer)
Chanda, A. (Performer)

1949-08-08 Bemba | Bemba | Chanda,Andula | Chilimba | Dance music | Dance song | ILAM | Koni,Silifa Mutale | Mbira | Mfunkutu | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Zambia
Shalenipo yemwe |

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ILAM

Misbiki dance song with drum. Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1242

Principal Performer not specified
Composer not specified

1949-00-00 Bemba | Bemba | Dance song | Drum | ILAM | Indigenous music | Misbiki | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Zambia
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