Tonga

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
A Banda |

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ILAM

Wedding song with Tonga girls and drums. Translated English title - "Banda, we have brought you your love." Further details refer ILAM field card (D2E6a).

Nyamangwe, L. (Performer)
Lucy Nyamangwe (Performer)

1950-05-29 Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nkata Bay | Nyamangwe,Lucy | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | Wedding song
A Banda |

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ILAM

Wedding song performed when bride is taken to the house of the groom. Song starts with solo voice and is later joined by a group of singer. ILAM field card number is D2E6

Lucy Nyamangwe (Performer)
Tonga girls (Performer)

1950-05-29 Drum | Escorting | Folk | ILAM | Malawi | Nyamangwe,Lucy | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | wedding
Ada a Banda |

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ILAM

Chioda dance song

Lucy Nyamangwe (Performer)

1950-05-29 Drum | Folk song | ILAM | Malawi | Nkala Bay | Nyamangwe,Lucy | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga
Ada a Banda |

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ILAM

Chioda dance song for young women. The subject deals with a father who has to leave home to work on the mines. The song is accompanied by drum rhythms beaten on a box. Refer ILAM field card number D2E15

Lucy Nyamangwe (Performer)
Tonga girls (Performer)

1950-05-29 Box | Chioda | dance | Drum | ILAM | Malawi | Migrant | mines | Nyamangwe,Lucy | Nyasaland | rhythm | Song | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | Young women
Aiwelo ndi asiwani waki |

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ILAM

Story song, unaccompanied. Further details refer ILAM field card (C5N11)

Tonga boys (Performer)

1949-09-16 Blantyre | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyasaland | Southern African | Story Song | Tonga | Tonga | Unaccompanied
Angoni sonu |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number D2E 20

Maluba Mwale (Performer and Composer)

1950-05-29 1-string lute | bowed | East African | Humorous | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kariego | Malawi | Mwale,Maluba | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga
Anthu acilendo |

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ILAM

Chioda dance song

Lucy Nyamangwe (Performer)

1950-05-29 Drum | Folk song | ILAM | Malawi | Nkala Bay | Nyamangwe,Lucy | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga
Anthu acilendo |

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ILAM

Drum rythm beaten on box. Further details refer ILAM field card number: D2E-14

Lucy Nyamagwe (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-05-29 Box | Cioda dance | Dance song | Drum | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyamangwe,Lucy | Nyasaland | rhythm | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga
Balombwana at Weende |

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ILAM

Folk music drinking song with drums and beating sticks.
Further details refer ILAM field card (AX19)

Group of Tonga boys (Performer)

1948-05-07 Drinking song | Drum | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mapanza | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Sticks | Tonga | Tonga | Zambia
Benu |

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ILAM

Chioda dance song

Maluba Mwale (Composer/Performer)

1950-05-29 ILAM | Karingo | Malawi | Mwale,Maluba | Nkala Bay | Nyasaland | one string lute | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga
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