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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Artist(s)sort icon Date All terms
Mauwa mwindu | Central African

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ILAM

Military music

Musique Militaire du Premier Groupment Force Publique (Performer)

1949-07-07 Belgian Congo | Central African Music | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Elizabethville | Mabale | Marching song | Musique Militaire du Premier Groupment Force Publique | Ngala
Chanjaya Chitunya | Southern African

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ILAM

Love song with musical bow and kalumba
Refer ILAM field card AX20

Boys at Mapanza
Daniel Kanomu - bow player
Leonard Munchangari - singer

1948-05-07 bow | Chorus | Daniel Kanoma | kalumba | Leonard Munchangari | love | Mapanza College | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | Tonga | Zambia
Kamerech jepto | East African

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ILAM

Rekweno dance song for men.
The many unrelated verses are mostly deswcriptions of various characters in the village. A simple song typical of the Nandi.

Elijan Reremoi

1950-09-23 Baringo district Kenya | Folk music | Kenyan | Nandi | Reremoi, Elijan
Atalwa endito | East African

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ILAM

Embrukoi dance song for men and women. "I eloped with your wife and she is still with me. So what can you do about it?" sings the man. He then goes on to sing about his cattle and the hills of Arusha. The second man took over the solo part half way through the item. The simple respon]ses by the men is said to be typical of Embrukoi singing.

The full song is not available here.

Baiyani Medureki
Arusha men

1950-10-02 Arusha | Arusha | Arusha Baraza | Arusha District | East African | Folk music | Masai | Medurek,Baiyani | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Ho ya-yo | East African

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ILAM

An Osingolis Longoroyo love song with Arusha women. "Teren angite matalebo." "Bring the cow that I may milk her near the water. Do not leave my place my love. Stay here and keep me constant company."

The love song of a nomadic pastoralist. Different women take over the lead during the song. The full song is not available here.

Nagalal Sengeo (Performer)

1950-10-02 Arusha | Arusha District | East African | Folk music | Masai | Nagalal Sengeo | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Ndamulila mwine mafune | Southern African

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ILAM

Nostalgic song with Kalumba bow. Translated English title - "I long for my own folk." Further details refer ILAM field card number C4Q13

Fulediliki Lweko (Performer)

1949-08-24 bow | Folk music | Fulediliki Lweko | Indigenous music | kalumba | Kaonde | Luba | Lusaka | Northern Rhodesia | Nostalgic song | Southern African | Zambia
Ndinoda kuyenda mbuyawe (a) ; Mukwambo mutsa (b) ; Ijongwewe (c) | Southern African

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ILAM

Tunes played for self-entertainment, played on the Chimazambi friction bow. Refer ILAM field card C6O3

Mashanje Shawa village zhizhi dza

1949-10-13 bow | Chimazambi | Duma | friction | Instrumental | Karanga | Mashanje Shawa village zhizhi dza | short | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Tunes | Zimbabwe
Untitled | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM reel number: BC79.

Peggy Tracey (Narrator)
Xhosa Youth (Performer)

1900-01-00 Dance song | Folk music | Idutywa | Ikhinki Mouth Bow | Indigenous music | South Africa | Southern African | Tracey, Peggy | Transkei | Xhosa | Xhosa
Yebele Bunga | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record no. TP0271-XYZ4426.

J. Simutanga (Performer)
E. Nyanga (Performer)
Composer not specified

1949-00-00 bow | Drinking song | E. Nyanga | Gourd bow | Indigenous music | J. Simutanga | Kalumbu | Northern Rhodesia | Southern African | Tonga | Zambia
Hubaba tube mbele bana | East African

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ILAM

Kazori dance song with Ndono one-string musical bow, gourd resonated. Translated English title - "Rock our babes to sleep." Further details refer ILAM field card (D4J4)

Ntainta Buchili (Composer/Performer)

1950-07-25 bow | Dance music | East African | Gourd | Kazori | Mwanza | Ndono | Ntainta Buchili | Nyamwezi | Sukuma | Tanganyika | Tanzania