Belgian Congo

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Mama Josefuia | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer record number: TP3962

Ilunga Patrice (Performer)r and Composer)
Misomba Victor (Performer)

1957-07-25 Belgian Congo | Bottle | Central African | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | Hemba | ILAM | Katanga | Luba | Party song | Patrice,Ilunga | Victor,Misomba
Shabansa Katende | Central African

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ILAM

Topical song. Further details refer ILAM fieldcard number L3A-3.

Ngai Nono (Performer)

1957-07-25 Belgian Congo | Bottle | Central African | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk song | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kabongo Lmashose | Luba | Ngai Nono | Rattle
Kashama wa ndiambo | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer record number: TP3949

Group of 16 Bema Budia men (Performer)
Stephen Chimwega (Leader)
Composer not specified

1957-07-24 Belgian Congo | Bema Budia | Central African | Chimwega,Stephen | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Katanga | Luba | Mishiba | Song of Greeting | Songe
Mutshalenga bakulala kabalale batire | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer record number: TP3949

Group of 16 Bema Budia men (Performer)
Composer not specified

1957-07-24 Belgian Congo | Bema Budia | Central African | Dance song | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | ILAM | Katanga | Luba | Mutshalenga dance | Party dance song | Songe
Mudima zenzele | Central African

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ILAM

Song written for a legend. Further details refer ILAM fieldcard L2Z-11.

Kaseba Anatole (Composer/Performer)

1957-07-24 Belgian Congo | Central African | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | ILAM | Kaseba Anatole | Katanga | Luba | Shankadi | Story Song
Kakonko | Central African

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ILAM

"The small rough knot that spoils good work". He goes on to say " If your mother has no wisdom, how can you have wisdom?" " I married a beautiful woman, but I left her for she was diseased."

If a small imperfection spoils an otherwise good work, they call the obstruction a "knot", as in a string.

I. Matafwana (Composer)

1957-07-06 Belgian Congo | Bemba | Bottle | Guitar | ILAM | Matafwana, Isaac | Northern Rhodesia | Sunkutu | Topical - Central Africa
Tunaswanyisa Nyakotolo | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer record number: TP3952

Group of 14 Lwena men and 1 woman (Performer)
Zebeda Simou (Leader)
Composer not specified

1957-07-03 Belgian Congo | bell | Bottle | Central African | Chisanzhi | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Elizabethville | Folk music | ILAM | Luvale | Lwena | Lwena | Succession of Chiefs | Zebeda Simou
Chiyabula | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP3966

1957-00-00 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Flute | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luba | Mbira | Republic of the Congo | Self-delectative song
The Sound of Africa (Part 2 of 2) | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record no. AC1317.

1955-03-15 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mbira | Northern Congo | Tracey, Hugh
Masanga | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR2579.

Mwenda Jean Bosco (Performer)
Composer not specified

1954-00-00 Belgian Congo | Central African | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar solo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Jadotville | Luba | Mwenda,Jean Bosco | Sanga
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