Belgian Congo

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Akey wapi | Central African

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ILAM

Fox-trot dance performed on various instruments.

John Ouwerx
Lopongo Jean
Ensemble Lolaka

1900-01-00 Belgian Congo | Central African | Clave rhythm | Congo | dance | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Ensemble Lolaka | Fox-trot | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Jean,Lopongo | Ouwerx,John | Popular music | Rhythm sticks | trumpet
Akil dewile nu wakate pwana dewile | Central African

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ILAM

Zande dance. Further details refer ILAM field card F4V-1

Zande Men (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-09-01 Banana stalks | Bandiya | Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | East African | Folk song | Hand bells | ILAM | Indigenous music | Rattle | Xylophone | Zande | Zande | Zande dance
Akpadi kaolisi |

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ILAM

Translated English title - "This food is for the girls." Further details refer ILAM field card number: F4H 10

Mayogo girls (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-08-05 Basket rattle | Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lili | Mayogo girls | Nebaliya | Party song | Paulis | Republic of the Congo | Yogo
Alele iya olumbe |

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ILAM

Paddling song. Further details refer to ILAM field card F4L

Saida Kikongo (Leader)

1952-08-16 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Conical Drum | Democratic Republic of the Congo | East African | Folk music | Genya | ILAM | Saida Kikongo | slit Drum | Wagenya Fishermen
Alubi biloko bitundu namusoto |

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ILAM

Humorous folk song accompanied by Likembe (Mbira)
Further details refer ILAM field card (C2U11)

Avuwa Yuda (Performer)

1949-07-07 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk song | Gwara | ILAM | Likembe | Mbira | Yuda,Avuwa
Amana mi adu namgwetia lebobo | Central African

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ILAM

Humourous song. Further details refer ILAM field card (F4W11)

Baziri Teofili (Performer)

1952-09-02 Belgian Congo | Bobwa | Buta | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Teofili,Baziri
Ambila baBemba na baLamba |

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ILAM

Maringa dance music. Further details refer ILAM fieldcard F1V-3.

Group of Lulua soldiers (Performer)

1952-02-06 Belgian Congo | Bottle | Central African | Clapping | Dance song | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | Gourd | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luba | Lulua | Lulua | Luluabourg | Mbira | Rattle | Wooden clapper
Ambila baBemba na baLamba | Central African

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ILAM

Maringa dance song accompanied by Chisanhi mbira, rattles, a singing gourd, and beating on a bottle with a stick. Refer ILAM field card F1V3

Lulua soldiers (Performer)
Lulua women (Performer)

1952-02-06 Belgian Congo | Bottle | Central African | Congo | Dance song | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | Gourd | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kasai | Luba | Lulua | Lulua | Maringa | Mbira | Rattle
Ambila baBemba na baLamba | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number: CR2877.

Soldats Luluas Et Ses Femmes (Performer)
Composer not specified

1954-00-00 Belgian Congo | Chisanzhi | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luba | Luluas Et Ses Femmes | Maringa dance song | Mbira | rattles
Anawuya waya bule |

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ILAM

Lament about poverty accompanied by Likembe (Mbira)
Further details refer ILAM field card (C2U12)

Mbanga Maria (Composer/Performer)

1949-07-07 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Lament | Likembe | Maria,Mbanga | Mbira | Ngala
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