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Bemba songs and hymns

Various Artists
Bemba songs and hymns

Hugh Tracey recorded these Bemba songs in 1957 at mining compounds in Northern Rhodesia, now known as Zambia. Several of the songs are accompanied by the mumamba mbira, placed in a bell-shaped resonator with the open part facing the player. The musician’s wife rhythmically taps the resonator (Tracey 1973).

Track Listing

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Tondwe kasobele ku bulaya Edmond Cileshe and his wife 2:58
102
Maitumbe Edmond Cileshe and his wife 2:52
103
Mailo nkaya Edmond Cileshe and four friends 3:52
104
Iteyanye Members of the Christian Mission to Many Lands 2:05
105
Munendo na munendo Members of the Christian Mission to Many Lands 3:11
106
Shiwifulunganye ifunde Bancroft Seventh Day Adventist Choir 2:38

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