Belgian Congo

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Je Regrette Vraiment | Central African

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ILAM

Rumba dance song performed by a woman and a band of musicians.

Madam Colon-Gentil
John Ouwerx
Ensemble Lolaka

1900-01-00 Belgian Congo | Central African | Clave rhythm | Congo | dance | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Ensemble Lolaka | French | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Madam Colon-Gentil | Maracas | Ouwerx,John | Popular music | Rhythm sticks | Rumba | Saxophone | Song | Traditional music | Woman singing
Mangai | Central African

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ILAM

Traditional song performed by women. The other title provided on the label is "Chant Folklorique Bayanzi".

Ensemble Gabrielle Kiwaya

1900-01-00 Belgian Congo | Call and response | Central African | Chant-like | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Ensemble Gabrielle Kiwaya | ILAM | Indigenous music | Song | Traditional music | Women singing
Mabwa Munsuri | Central African

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ILAM

Traditional chant-like song accompanied by various indigenous instruments.

Ensemble Gabrielle Kiwaya

1900-01-00 Bead rattle | Belgian Congo | Call and response | Central African | Chant-like | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Ensemble Gabrielle Kiwaya | ILAM | Indigenous music | Song | Spoken introduction | Traditional music
Dominique | Central African

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ILAM

Lively dance song accompanied by various instruments.

Albert Kaswabilanda
John Ouwerx
Ensemble Lolaka

1900-01-00 Belgian Congo | Central African | Clave rhythm | Congo | dance | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Ensemble Lolaka | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kaswabilanda,Albert | Maracas | Men singing | Ouwerx,John | Popular music | Repetitive | Rhythm sticks | Song
Bana Banalia | Central African

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ILAM

Lively dance song accompanied by various instruments.

Zazi Gabriel
John Ouwerx
Ensemble Lolaka

1900-01-00 Bead rattle | Belgian Congo | Call and response | Central African | Clave rhythm | Congo | dance | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Ensemble Lolaka | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Large group singing chorus | Men singing | Ouwerx,John | Popular music | Rhythm sticks | Song | Zazi Gabriel
Bakuba 1 | Central African

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ILAM

Traditional song accompanied by several indigenous instruments.

Tambila Adolphe
Ensemble Folklorique

1900-01-00 Adolphe,Tambila | Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Ensemble Folklorique | Gourd Rattle | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lively | Man singing | Mbira | Song | Traditional music
Bakuba II | Central African

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ILAM

Traditional piece performed by a mbira ensemble.

Tambila Adolphe
Ensemble Folklorique

1900-01-00 Adolphe,Tambila | Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Ensemble Folklorique | ILAM | Indigenous music | Instrumental | Mbira ensemble | Traditional music
Untitled | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR3723.

Young Ladies from the Belgian Congo

1900-01-00 Belgian Congo | Belgian Congo | Central African | Democratic Republic of the Congo | English | Folk music | Guitar | ILAM
Credo (Part 1) | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1287

Chanteurs a la croix de cuivre (Performer)
J Kiwele (Composer)

1905-05-05 Belgian Congo | Central African | Chanteurs a la Croix de Cuivre | ILAM | Kiwele,Joseph | Latin | Mass Choir | Singers of the Copper Cross | Unaccompanied
Credo (Part 2) | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1287

Chanteurs a la croix de cuivre (Performer)
J Kiwele (Composer)

1905-05-05 Belgian Congo | Central African | Chanteurs a la Croix de Cuivre | ILAM | Kiwele,Joseph | Latin | Mass Choir | Singers of the Copper Cross | Unaccompanied
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