Belgian Congo

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Banyalo babande |

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ILAM

Dance song. Further details refer ILAM fieldcard F1V-6.

Group of Barambo soldiers (Performer)

1952-02-06 Barambo | Barambo | Belgian Congo | Buta | Central African | Dance music | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Likembe | Mbira | Rattle
Basanga Bonso | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number: CR2801.

Jean Bosco Mwenda (Performer)
Composer not specified

1954-00-00 Belgian Congo | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luba | Mwenda,Jean Bosco
Basanga | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR2755.

Jean Bosco Mwenda (Performer)
Composer not specified

1954-00-00 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luba | Mwenda,Jean Bosco | Songe
Basaula likenja |

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ILAM

Paddling 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
Basil bana ya diamant ya buta | Central African

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ILAM

Party song. Further details ILAM field card F4V-7

Societe Diamant (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-09-01 Bass Drum | Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | East African | ILAM | Mzila Marie | Ngala | Party song | Societe Diamant
Basungu bakali |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1241

Chief Kampobwe (Performer)
Composer not specified

1949-00-00 Belgian Congo | Central African | Chief Kampobwe | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luunda | Luunda | Topical song | Unaccompanied | Zaire
Bate ya binu ba odeon |

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ILAM

Town dance song, "Bikinya". For further details refer to ILAM card no. F1M3.

Kamwema Jean (Composer)

1952-01-26 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Elisabethville | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kamwema Jean | Ngala
Bayama |

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ILAM

Praise song by choir of women
Further details refer ILAM field card (C2S12)

Group of women from Societe Sami (Performer)

1949-07-05 Belgian Congo | Central African | Choral music | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Ngala | Praise song | Societe Sami
Bena kasai ba kalenga balala nenyema pamwe | Central African

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ILAM

Maringa dance music with accompaniment. Further details refer ILAM field card (F1V4)

Lulua soldiers and women (Performer)

1952-02-06 Belgian Congo | Bottle | Central African | Clappers | Clapping | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | Gourd bottle | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kasai | Luba | Lulua | Lulua | Maringa | Mbira | Rattle
Bena Kasai bakalenga balala nenyema pamwe |

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ILAM

Maringa dance. Further details refer ILAM fieldcard F1V-4.

Group of Lulua soldiers (Performer)

1952-02-06 Basket | Belgian Congo | Bottle | Central African | Chisanzhi | Clappers | Clapping | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kasai | Luba | Lulua | Lulua | Mbira | Rattle
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