Central African

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Urimwiza |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F3S 3

Mihambari (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-07-02 Central African | Clapping | East African | Folk music | Gihini | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mihambari | Praise song | Ruanda | Rwanda | Rwandan | Urundi | Wedding song
Urunahi |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F3U 1

Ntamakiriro (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-07-08 Central African | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kibimba | Mendicant's song | Musical bow | Ntamakiriro | Rundi | Urundi
Urwintwari |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F3U 8

Francois Mirimba (Performer)
Joseph Niyondorera (Performer)
Alexandre Gakombe (Performer)
Composer not specified


1952-07-08 Alexandre Gakombe | Central African | East African | Folk music | Francois Mirimba | ILAM | Indigenous music | Joseph Niyondorera | Republic of the Congo | Ruanda | Rwanda | Topical song | Unaccompanied | Urundi
Ushuru wa guitare |

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ILAM

Further information refer ILAM field card number F4P-5.

Oroclos (Performer)
Charles Ombiza (Learder and Composer)

1952-08-21 Belgian Congo | Bottle with friction stick | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | ILAM | Ngwana | Ombiza,Charles | Oroclos | Stanleyville | Swahili | Topical song
Usiku onse malingililo | Central African

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ILAM

Mourning song accompanied by the Kalimba mbira. The translated title is "The whole night long I have been thinking". Further details refer ILAM field card number C4V4

Yelele Lunga
Nsenga women

1949-08-29 Central African | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kalimba | Lunga,Yele | Lungu | Mbira | Northern Rhodesia | Nsenga | Personal lament | Song | Ten notes | Traditional music | Yelele | Zambia
Uya muona |

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ILAM

Song in praise of the chief. Further details refer to ILAM field card no. D2B1.

Timeyo Mwandela (Performer)

1950-05-26 Central African | Chief Mobelwa's village | Folk song | Gubu musical bow | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mzimba | Ngoni | Nyasaland | Timeyo Mwandela | Zulu
Vaka kwitava vusena |

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ILAM

Translated English title - "Blessed be the tie." Further details refer ILAM shellac record number TP0605-XYZ3395

Composer not specified
Caldwell, J. (Performer)

1900-01-00 Caldwell,J. | Central African | East African | ILAM | Lwena | Nyoro | Religious music | Uganda
Veneneka |

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ILAM

Drumming performed on Ntenga drums, meant to tell a story about a woman called Veneneka. The English title for the piece is The dancer in the market. Refer ILAM field card number D5V1

Entenga Royal drummers (Performer)

1950-08-30 Central African | Drum | Entenga Royal Drummers | Ganda | ILAM | Instrumental | Ntenga | Ntenga single laced conical drum | Song | topical | traditional | Uganda
Veronika |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number TP0430-ABC11557

Composer not specified
Kijimba Andre (Performer)

1900-01-00 Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kasai | Kijamba Andre | Luba | Luba | Mbira | Rattle | Republic of the Congo | Shake | Song
Veru |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F4C 6

Albert Lokwa na Jarimo (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-07-27 Albert Lokwa na Jarimo | Alu | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Eastern Congo | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Likembe mbira | Mahagi | Northern Congo | Republic of the Congo | Struck stick | Topical song
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