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Bemba songs and hymns

Various Artists
Bemba songs and hymns
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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).

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Tondwe kasobele ku bulaya (Honey-bird, go tell the people in Europe that I and my family are on our way back) Edmond Cileshe and his wife 2:58
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102
Maitumbe (Rapture) Edmond Cileshe and his wife 2:52
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103
Mailo nkaya (Tomorrow I'll be going) Edmond Cileshe and four friends 3:52
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Iteyanye (Be prepared) Members of the Christian Mission to Many Lands 2:05
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Munendo na munendo (Christian travellers) Members of the Christian Mission to Many Lands 3:11
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Shiwifulunganye ifunde (Thou shall not interfere with the law of the Sabbath) Bancroft Seventh Day Adventist Choir 2:38