Nyanja

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Mwandii tanila cani | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1206

Ngoleka (Performer)
Composer not specified

1949-00-00 Drinking song | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Ngoleka,G.P. | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Unaccompanied
Mwendo walowa mucinangwa |

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ILAM

Mbeleka dance song for men and women, accompanied on Bangwe board zither. The English title is My leg has slipped into the cassave hole. Refer ILAM field card C5C10

Mesiyasi Chulu (Composer/Performer)
Nyanja and Chewa men and women

1949-09-05 Bangwe board zither | Chewa | Chewa | dance | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mbeleka | men and women | Mesiyasi Chulu | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African
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. C5C11.

Mesiyasi Chulu (Performer)

1949-09-05 Central African | Chewa | Chewa | Dance song | Dowa | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mesiyasi Chulu | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland
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
Ndarama zao Kusowa |

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ILAM

Muganda dance song with two bass drums. Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1336

Nyanja men (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Chewa | Dance song | Drum | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Muganda | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Phiri,Benson | Southern African
Ndidye nyama sano noue; Cinguli canga ndindindi |

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ILAM

Story song, unaccompanied with Nyanja men. Further details refer ILAM field card (C5O4)

Kumbanga, A.B. (Performer)

1949-09-17 Blantyre | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kumbanga,A.B. | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Story Song | Unaccompanied
Ndikaza lema |

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ILAM

Machipo dance song for after hunting. Further details refer ILAM field card (DN6)

Ngoleka, G.P. (Performer)

1950-05-12 Dance song | Folk music | Hunting song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Machipo | Ngoleka,G.P. | Nyanja | Nyanja | Southern African | Unaccompanied
Ndikaza lema |

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ILAM

Machipo dance song for after hunting. Further details refer ILAM field card (DN6)

Ngoleka, G.P. (Performer)

1950-05-12 Blantyre | Dance song | Folk music | Hunting song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Machipo | Malawi | Ngoleka,G.P. | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Unaccompanied
Olila a Mwosa |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1466

Nyanja people (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Chewa | Dance song | Drum | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | M'coma dance | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland
Pali mu ngomba |

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ILAM

Unaccompanied story song. Further details refer ILAM field card (C5O8)

Makunganya (Performer)

1949-09-17 Blantyre | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Makunganya | Malawi | Nyanja | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Southern African | Story Song | Unaccompanied
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