Tonga

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Ncembele imbi kamumbu |

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ILAM

Humorous song with Karigo lute - one-string, bowed. Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1485

Mwale, M. (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 East African | Humorous | ILAM | Indigenous music | Karigo | Lute | Malawi | Mwale,Maluba | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga
Ndabiza me |

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ILAM

Drinking song with Karigo lute - one-string, bowed. Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1475

Mwale, M. (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Drinking song | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Karigo | Lute | Malawi | Mwale,Maluba | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga
Ndaeya kalunga kayeme kabwanda |

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ILAM

Dance music for Chingande dance

Edwadi Nyanga (Performer)

1949-08-23 Drum | Edwadi Nyanga | Folk song | ILAM | Lusaka | Nothern Rhodesia | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | Zambia
Ndaluza ine |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number D2E 21

Maluba Mwale (Performer and Composer)

1950-05-29 1-string lute | Drinking song | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kariego | Malawi | Mwale,Maluba | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga
Njoka inguto munthukazi |

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ILAM

Story Song. Further details refer ILAM card no C5N10

Tonga Boy (Performer)

1949-09-16 Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga
Nthumba na lume |

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ILAM

Wedding song with Tonga girls and drums. Translated English title - "I sing with my husband." Further details refer ILAM field card (D2E6b).

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
Nthumba na lume |

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ILAM

Song performed when escorting the bride to the husband's house. The song is accompanied by drums. ILAM field card number is D2E6

Lucy Nyamangwe (Performer)
Tonga girls (Performer)

1950-05-29 Drum | Escorting | Folk | ILAM | Malawi | Nyamangwe,Lucy | Nyasaland | Song | Song for the married couple | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | wedding
Nyenge |

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ILAM

Folk music for dance with drums and shakers
Further details refer ILAM field card (CX2)

Group of Tonga men and women (Performer)

1949-06-14 Dance music | Drum | Giguni | Guiguni | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Shake | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga
Nyenge |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: CX-2

Tonga men and women (Performer)
Composer not specified

1949-06-14 Clapping | Dance song | Drum | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mozambique | Portuguese East Africa | Shaking | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | Zore dance
Ona, ona, nyenyezi zili kuwala |

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ILAM

Translated English title - "Look, look, the stars are shining." Further information refer ILAM field card number: C4D-15

Mutika Chirwa (Performer)
George Phiri (Composer)

1949-08-11 Chirwa,Mutika | Christmas song | Henga | ILAM | Malawi | New Year's song | Nyasaland | Phiri,George | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | Tumbuka | Unaccompanied
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