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Dance and topical songs from the Tonga of Malawi

Various Artists

In 1957, Hugh Tracey recorded these songs by Tongan people from the Chinteche District of Northern Nyasaland, now called Malawi. The recordings were made in mining compounds in what is now Malawi and Zambia (Tracey 1973).

Track Listing

Chani zangaria Iron Khoma 1:32
Anyangwila yanga pano-kwawo Group of four Tonga women 3:18
Pikifoti Chilwa Pikifoti Chilwa and group of Tonga men 2:39