Central African

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Titlesort icon Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Wamde Kongo rekiwa |

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ILAM

Nostalgic folk song accompanied by harp, Likembe (Mbira) and sticks
Further details refer ILAM field card (C2U13)

Musique Militaire du Premier Groupment, Force Publique (Performer)
Premier Groupment Force Publique, Musique Militaire (Performer)

1949-07-07 Adungu | Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | Harp | ILAM | Irumu | Likembe | Mbira | Musique Militaire du Premier Groupment Force Publique
Wamubingwe |

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ILAM

Humourous Song. Further details refer ILAM record field card number XYZ5413

1950-00-00 Central African | East African | Humorous | ILAM | Mbira | Rattle | Song | Uganda
Wamusha daka | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record AC1327.

1960-08-00 Central African | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Swahili | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Wandu wakuwawa |

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ILAM

Pounding songs sung by Blatyre Mission girls. Further details refer to ILAM field card no. C5M4c.

Girls at Blantyre Mission (Performer)

1949-09-15 Blantyre Mission | Central African | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Pounding song | Unaccompanied
Wanyithu wa ku Jubegi |

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ILAM

Concert song sung by Tambuka and Henga boys with sticks beaten on a bass drum as accompaniment. Further details refer to ILAM card no. C5N6.

Blantyre Secondary School Boys (Performer)

1949-09-16 Bass Drum | Blantyre | Blantyre Secondary School | Central African | Concert song | Folk song | Henga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nyasaland | Sticks | Tambuka
Wapi wapika-gitare |

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ILAM

Further information refer ILAM field card number F4R-2.

Oroclos (Performer)
Charles Ombiza (Learder and Composer)

1952-08-23 Belgian Congo | Bottle with friction stick | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | ILAM | Ngwana | Ombiza,Charles | Oroclos | Stanleyville | Swahili | Topical song
Washala na kushinginyeka |

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ILAM

Dance song for Chianda dance. Translated English title - "My wife has left me and I am sad". Further details refer ILAM field card no. F1R3.

Mulazhi Ronger (Performer and Composer)

1952-02-01 Belgian Congo | Central African | Chokwe | Congo | Dance song | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Jadotville | Luvale \ Chokwe | Mbira | Mulazhi Ronger
Washala na Kushinginyeka |

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ILAM

Chianda dance song. Further details refer to ILAM field card F1R.

Mulazhi Ronger (Performer)

1953-02-01 Bamboo | Belgian Congo | board | Central African | Chokwe | Chokwe | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Jadotville | Mbira | Mulazhi Ronger
Wemba Mtoto Washio Matata (1098) | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1121

Losta Abelo (Performer)
Losta Abelo (Composer)

1905-05-09 Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Losta Abelo | Popular music | Struck bottle | Swahili | Vocal
Wemba Mtoto Washio Matata (CR1121) | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1098

Losta Abelo (Performer)
Losta Abelo (Composer)

1905-05-09 Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | ILAM | Losta Abelo | Popular music | Struck bottle | Swahili | Vocal
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