Belgian Congo

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Bia Lambwa |

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ILAM

Folk song to be sung at funerals
Further details refer ILAM field card (C2S19)

Ngoi trido (Performer)
Bayu Isak (Performer)

1949-07-05 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Funeral Song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Isak,Bayu | Luba | malimba | Rattle | Trido,Ngoyi | Xylophone
Bia vula - Ani kiti vula, ani naga | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number XYZ7610. Fighting song with Ndimo conical, cross laced double headed drum. This song is sung when returning from a fight. Bia vula means fighting song in Zande.

Composer ( not specified)
Zande men (Performer)

1952-08-31 Bandiya | Belgian Congo | Buta | Central African | Chief Gatanga | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Fighting song | Folk music | ILAM | Nguru | North Congo | Zaire | Zande | Zande
Bia vula- Baele na ngbangba | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number 7610. Fighting song with Ndimo conical cross laced double headed drum. This song is sung before fighting. Bia vula means a fighting song in Zande.

Zande men (Performer)

1952-08-31 Bandiya | Belgian Congo | Buta | Central African | Chief Gatanga | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Fighting song | Folk music | ILAM | Nguru | North Congo | Zaire | Zande | Zande
Bikini |

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ILAM

Rumba music. Further details refer ILAM fieldcard F1H-2.

Philippe Kayashu (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-01-18 Belgian Congo | Congo | Dance song | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kalala,Morris | Kayashu,Philippe | Southern African | Swahili
Bilumbu |

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ILAM

Dance song for herbalist and diviners sung by the people. Further details refer to ILAM field card F4N

Luba men and women (Performer)
Hemba men and women (Performer)

1952-08-18 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | East African | Folk music | Hemba | Hemba | ILAM | Luba | Luba | rattles
Binkubala | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number: CR2808.

Kaninda Mandevu (Performer)
Composer not specified

1954-00-00 Belgian Congo | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kaninda Mandevu | Kasai
Biongo yelele biongo |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: E2A 15

Francois Mulanda (Performer)
Francois Mulanda (Composer)

1951-06-04 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Francois Mulanda | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Ngwana | Swahili | Topical song
Biongo |

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ILAM

Topical song. Further details refer ILAM fieldcard F4O-15.

Elisa Edemi (Composer/Performer)

1952-08-20 Belgian Congo | Central African | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Elisa Edemi | ILAM | Indigenous music | Ngala | Party song | Societe EDEMI de Stanleyville | Stanleyville | Unaccompanied
Birikandratu mapa |

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ILAM

Drinking Song. Further details refer ILAM field card F4I-5

Ndolomu Mopamu (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-08-07 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drinking song | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Medje | Ndolomu Mopamu | Nenjenje Lute | Strings
Birima |

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ILAM

Congo Rumba song. Further details refer ILAM field card number F1H5

Morris Kalala (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-01-18 Belgian Congo | Bottle | Congo | Dance music | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | ILAM | Kalala,Morris | Katanga | Republic of the Congo | Rumba | Southern African | Southern Congo | Swahili | Swahili
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