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Dance songs with drums from the Valley Tonga people of Zambia

Various Artists
Lozi/Subiya people, Namibia. Silimba xylophone played by Mr. Mului, accompanied by Milupa drums.
Lozi/Subiya people, Namibia. Silimba xylophone played by Mr. Mului, accompanied by Milupa drums.
Photograph by Cecilia Geldenhuys, June 1981. Courtesy of the Windhoek Museum and ILAM.

Hugh Tracey recorded these dance songs with drums in 1957 from the Valley Tonga people of Gwembe District in the Zambezi Valley of Zambia, then called Northern Rhodesia.

Track Listing

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Mobai Group of Tonga women 3:01
102
Ngoma Group of Tonga men and women 3:13
103
Muzemu Balizi ba Milopa 2:55
104
Yalila ngololo kutwaga belega Joseph Munyeme with group of Tonga men and women 3:52
105
Ndaboola oko H.G. Habanyama with group of Tonga men 3:22

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