Belgian Congo

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Title Audio Collection Descriptionsort icon Composer Date All terms
Marche des Chasseurs Chastelee |

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ILAM

Belgian Military march song. Further details refer to ILAM field card F1V

J. Martiu (Composer)

1952-02-06 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | East African | Elisabethville | ILAM | J. Martiu | Military band | Musique du ler groupement | Trombone | Trumpets
Adumba dumutamba mambaya | Central African

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ILAM

Betrothal dance with three Likembe mbira. Further details refer ILAM field card (F1V5)

Rambo (Uele) soldiers and women (Performer)

1952-02-06 Barambo | Belgian Congo | Betrothal dance | Central African | Congo | Dance music | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Likembe | Mbira | Rambo | Rambo | Stanleyville | Uele
Bombalaka | Central African

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ILAM

Bikinya type dance song about a bachelor. The song is accompanied by a guitar. Refer ILAM field card F1T12

Jean Bosco Mwenda (Composer/Performer)

1952-02-03 Belgian Congo | Bikinya | Central African | Congo | Dance music | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | ILAM | Katanga | Mwenda,Jean Bosco | Swahili | Town dance
Howe | Central African

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ILAM

Bobwa dance. Further details refer ILAM field card F4V-3

Bobwa Men and Women (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-09-01 Belgian Congo | Bobwa | Bobwa | Bobwa dance | Central African | Congo | Cylindrical cross-laced drum | Democratic Republic of the Congo | East African | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Metal hand bell | Rattle | Wooden slit drum
Malemba |

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ILAM

Burial song. Further details refer ILAM fieldcard F1U-5.

Mukoko Michel (Performer)

1952-02-04 Belgian Congo | Central African | Chisanzhi | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kabinda | Kalebwe | Likembe | Luba | Mbira | Mukoko Michel
Ayilongo lokele | Southern African

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ILAM

Canoe paddling song with large slit drum. Further detail refer ILAM field card (F4L1)

Wagenya fishermen (Performer)

1952-05-16 Belgian Congo | Canoe song | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Folk music | Genya | ILAM | Indigenous music | Paddling song | Republic of the Congo | Southern African | Stanleyville | Wagenya
Ngolo Alila | Southern African

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ILAM

Canoe paddling song with slit and conical drums. Further detail refer ILAM field card (F4L5)

Wagenya fishermen (Performer)

1952-08-18 Belgian Congo | Canoe song | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Folk music | Genya | ILAM | Indigenous music | Paddling song | Republic of the Congo | Southern African | Stanleyville | Wagenya
Ayilongo lokele |

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ILAM

Canoe song. Further details refer to ILAM field card F4L

Saidi Kikongo (Leader)
Wagenya Lishemeu (Performer)

1952-08-16 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | East African | Folk music | Genya | ILAM | Saidi Kikongo | slit Drum | Wagenya Lishemeu
Mariana Mariana |

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ILAM

Chianda dance song. Further details refer ILAM card no F1P4

Chokwe Men (Performer)

1952-01-29 Belgian Congo | Central African | Chokwe | Chokwe | Congo | Dance song | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | ILAM
Masaji |

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ILAM

Chianda dance song. Further details refer ILAM card no F1P5

Chokwe Men (Performer)

1952-01-29 Belgian Congo | Central African | Chokwe | Chokwe | Congo | Dance song | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | ILAM | Southern Congo
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