Xhosa

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Title Audio Collection Descriptionsort icon Composer Date All terms
Umteyo | Southern African

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ILAM

Music for Umteyo - shaking dance, with leg rattles, chest bells, concertina and a whistle. Further details refer ILAM field card (H1F5)

Xhosa dancers (Performer)

1955-11-06 bell | Cape | Chest bell | Ciskei | concertina | Eastern Cape | Folk music | Gcaleka | ILAM | Indigenous music | Leg rattle | Rattle | Shaking dance | South Africa | Southern African | Whistle | Xhosa | Xhosa
Tula Mntwana | Southern African

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ILAM

Translated English title - "Hush baby." Further details refer ILAM field card number: L1K 10

Xhosa women (Performer)
Composer not specified

1957-05-10 Ciskei | Clapping | Eastern Cape | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lullaby | Ngaika | South Africa | Southern African | Transkei | Vocals | Xhosa | Xhosa
Saliwe ngamadoda | Southern African

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ILAM

Translated English title - "Malicious desertion." Further details refer ILAM field card number: L1K 7

Xhosa men (Performer)
Composer not specified

1957-05-10 Ciskei | Clapping | Eastern Cape | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Ngaika | South Africa | Southern African | Transkei | Vocals | Xhosa | Xhosa
Yazula inkabi endala | Southern African

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ILAM

Translated English title - "now he's afriad of the older men." Further details refer ILAM field card number: L1K 12

Xhosa men (Performer)
Composer not specified

1957-05-10 Ciskei | Clapping | Eastern Cape | Fighting song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Ngaika | South Africa | Southern African | Transkei | Xhosa | Xhosa
Wemba umlungu welizwe | Southern African

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ILAM

Translated English title - "Now the white man has taken our country away from us." Further details refer ILAM field card number: L1K 6

Xhosa women (Performer)
Composer not specified

1957-05-10 Ciskei | Clapping | Eastern Cape | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lament | Ngaika | South Africa | Southern African | Transkei | Vocals | Xhosa | Xhosa
Ikwenzekaona into eza | Southern African

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ILAM

Translated English title - "Something is going to happen on Saturday." Further details refer ILAM field card number: L1K 12a

Xhosa men (Performer)
Composer not specified

1957-05-10 Ciskei | Clapping | Eastern Cape | Fighting song | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Ngaika | South Africa | Southern African | Transkei | Xhosa
Ixalanga | Southern African

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ILAM

Unaccompanied song with rich harmonies

Xabanisa's Xhosa Choir (Performer)

1900-01-00 Choir | Harmonic | ILAM | men and women | Mixed voice Choir | Secular music | South Africa | Southern African | Traditional music | Tyamzashe,B.J.P. | Unaccompanied | Xabanisa's Xhosa Choir | Xhosa | Xhosa
Banoyolo | Southern African

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ILAM

Unaccompanied song with rich harmonies

Xabanisa's Xhosa Choir (Performer)

1900-01-00 Choir | Harmonic | ILAM | men and women | Mixed voice Choir | Religious music | South Africa | Southern African | Traditional music | Unaccompanied | Xabanisa's Xhosa Choir | Xhosa | Xhosa
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