Bemba

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Abalume bandi ni mulelemba, My man is like a flying bird |

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ILAM

Drinking song for the Mupukumo dance, accompanied by the Chilimba mbira. Refer ILAM field card C4A16

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

1949-08-08 Bemba | Bemba | Chanda,Andula | Chilimba | dancing | drinking | ILAM | Koni,Silifa Mutale | Mbira | men | Mindolo Compound | Mupukumo | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | women | 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
Abasungu balisa-we tata |

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ILAM

Topical song. Further details refer ILAM field card number F1K-2

Philemon Kalela (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-01-19 Bemba | Bemba | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Northern Rhodesia | Philemon Kalela | Southern African | Topical song | Unaccompanied | Zambia
Bachingola | Southern African

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ILAM

Dance song for Kalela dance. Further details refer ILAM field card (F1D8)

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

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

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F1D 8

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
Bana shitasa shitefano |

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ILAM

Drinking song for the Mupukumo dance, accompanied by the Chilimba mbira. Refer ILAM field card C4A17

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

1949-08-08 Bemba | Bemba | Chanda,Andula | Chilimba | dancing | drinking | ILAM | Koni,Silifa Mutale | Mbira | men | Mindolo Compound | Mupukumo | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | women | 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
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
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
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
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