Chewa

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Mwendo, mwendo walowa mucinangwa |

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ILAM

Dance song for Mbeleka dance for men and women. Translated English title - "My leg, my leg has slipped into the cassava pit". Further details refer ILAM field card no. C5C12.

Mesiyasi Chulu (Performer)

1949-09-05 Bangwe | Central African | Chewa | Chewa | Dance song | Dowa | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mesiyasi Chulu | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland
Ndaonda lelo |

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ILAM

Topical entertainment song with Chewe men and one woman with clapping. Translated English title - "I am thin now." Further details refer ILAM field card (C5A8).

Chewa men and a Chewa woman (Performer)

1949-09-03 Chewa | Chewa | Clapping | Dowa Boma | Entertainment song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Topical song
Ndarama zao kusowa (Citawala 2nd movement) |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: DU 6

Chewa men (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-05-19 Chewa | Chewa | Dance song | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lilongwe | Malawi | Muganda dance | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Phiri,Benson
Oo madoda |

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ILAM

Kasondo dance song performed by women and girls, accompanied by the double headed drum and whistles. The English title is Oo Men Rejoice. ILAM field card number is unknown

Falesi Phiri (Composer/Performer)
Chewa young women (Performer)

1950-00-00 Chewa | Chewa | dance | Double headed drum | ILAM | Kasondo | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Phiri,Falesi | Song | Southern African | Tin whistles | Women and girls
Tayani nyanga |

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ILAM

Topical entertainment song with Chewe men and one woman with clapping. Translated English title - "Throw away your charms." Further details refer ILAM field card (C5A7).

Chewa men and a Chewa woman (Performer)

1949-09-03 Chewa | Chewa | Clapping | Dowa Boma | Entertainment song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyasaland | Southern African | Topical song
Tinlonjela antuukazi |

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ILAM

Folk music. "We are greeting you all". Further details refer to ILAM field card DX9

Chewa young men (Performer)

1950-05-22 Bass Drum | Central African | Chewa | Chewa | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland
Tisanke lero |

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ILAM

Singing game song. Further details refer to ILAM field card DX12

Chewa girls (Performer)

1950-05-22 Central African | Chewa | Chewa | Clapping | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland
Wapita lero kalindabwinja |

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ILAM

Karigo dance song with Karigo one-stringed lute. Translated English title - "The watchman has gone today." Further details refer ILAM field card (DU3)

Hodede Homwale (Performer)

1950-05-19 Chewa | Chewa | Dance song | Folk music | Homwale,Hodede | ILAM | Indigenous music | Karigo | Lilongwe | Lute | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African
Watani Kocwe |

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ILAM

Topical entertainment song with Chewe men and one woman with clapping. Translated English title - "What has the mouse done." Further details refer ILAM field card (C5A7).

Chewa men and a Chewa woman (Performer)

1949-09-03 Chewa | Chewa | Clapping | Dowa Boma | Entertainment song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyasaland | Southern African | Topical song
Yapa yapa panali kanyumba |

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ILAM

Entertainment song with Chewe men and one woman with clapping. Translated English title - "At this very spot there used to be a hut." Further details refer ILAM field card (C5A9).

Chewa men and a Chewa woman (Performer)

1949-09-03 Chewa | Chewa | Clapping | Dowa Boma | Entertainment song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African
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