Tonga

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
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

George Phiri (Composer)
Mutika Chirwa (Performer)

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

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ILAM

Song for Christmas and New Year. Translated English title - "Look, look, the stars are shining ." Further details refer ILAM field card (C4D15)

Phiri, G. (Composer)
George Phiri (Composer)
Chirwa, M. (Performer)
Mutika Chirwa (Performer)


1949-08-11 Chirwa,Mutika | Christmas song | ILAM | Luanshya | New Year's song | Northern Rhodesia | Phiri,George | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | Zambia
Pendeka |

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ILAM

Kwaya dance for young men and women with Tonga girls, unaccompanied. Further details refer ILAM field card (D2E7)

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

1950-05-29 Dance music | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nkata Bay | Nyamangwe,Lucy | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | Unaccompanied
Simwelanle amumu kambile |

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ILAM

Divination music

Solomoni Mudenda (Performer)

1949-08-20 ILAM | Lusaka | Mudenda,Solomoni | Nothern Rhodesia | Southern African | Sticks | Tonga | Tonga | Zambia
Talila milikiti |

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ILAM

Drinking song

Edwadi Nyanga (Performer)

1949-08-23 Drum | Edwadi Nyanga | Folk song | ILAM | Lusaka | Nothern Rhodesia | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | Zambia
Tipempha kwa ku imwe Ambuya akutilenga |

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ILAM

Muwuso song for Malipenga dance with Tonga men. Further details refer ILAM field card (C4D14)

Chirwa, M. (Performer)
Mutika Chirwa (Performer)

1949-08-11 Chirwa,Mutika | Dance music | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luanshya | Muwuso song | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | Zambia
Tombi yongaya Nimabele |

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ILAM

This song is to accompany walking or working
Refer ILAM field card CW1

L Zamane
Tonga men

1949-10-11 ILAM | L. Zamane | Ndebele | Ndebele | South Africa | Southern African | Tonga | walking and work song
Wenayu sanje |

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ILAM

Humorous song with Karigo lute. Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1482

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
Wenayu sanje |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number D2E 26

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
Yalila milikiti |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1639

Edwardi Nyanga
Composer not specified

1949-08-23 Drinking song | Drum | Edwadi Nyanga | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | Zambia
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