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ILAM’s music makes it to the Oscars in 'Black Panther'

A selection of the Rhodes University International Library of African Music's recordings have been used to inspire Swedish composer, Ludwig Göransson, in the film Black Panther, which has won the Oscar award for Best Original Score.

New arrival!

ILAM’s latest deposit is a collection of photographs and other images taken by Dee (Dorene) Worman. The images were taken while accompanying her husband, Derek Worman, whose collection of recordings she donated to ILAM in 2017. The photographs are mainly about traditional music and dance performances in various parts of the old Transvaal.

African Music 10 no 4 is here!

The new edition of the journal, African Music, Volume 10 Number 4, is now available.

Making the ILAM mbira archive audible

ILAM is delighted to announce the publication in 2018 of two books by former doctoral student in Ethnomusicology at Rhodes University, Luis Gimenez Amoros.