Belgian Congo

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Bozoba Liboso | Central African

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ILAM

Rumba dance song performed on various instruments.

Ossiete Boniface
John Ouwerx
Ensemble Lolaka

1900-01-00 Belgian Congo | Central African | Clave rhythm | Congo | dance | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Ensemble Lolaka | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Metal bars | Ossiete Boniface | Ouwerx,John | Popular music | Rhythm sticks | Rumba | Song | Xylophone
Bushi chihugo |

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ILAM

Translated English title - "Oh, marvellous land of Bushi." Further details refer ILAM field card number: F3X 3

Rover Scouts of Bukavu (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-07-17 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kivu | Lament | Republic of the Congo | Rover Scouts of Bukavu | Rwanda | Shi | Unaccompanied
Bwana Hamisi amekasilika | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR1501.

Rashda Ahemed (Performer)
Composer not specified

1951-00-00 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Dance song | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Kumba Dance song | Luba | Malimba xylophone | Nyamwezi | Rashda Ahemd | Rattle | Songe
Bwana Moshi, Ufunguo nakupa wasia |

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ILAM

Humorous song. Further details refer ILAM field card (D4B6)

Moshi Ufunguo (Composer/Performer)

1950-07-17 Basket rattle | Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Humorous | ILAM | malimba | Marimba | Moshi Ufunguo | Nguja | Rattle | Song | Swahili | Xylophone
Camaba Salala |

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ILAM

Zomba dance song with ddrum. Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1240

1949-00-00 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Dance song | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luunda | Luunda | Zaire | Zomba
Camoba Salala | Central African

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ILAM

Dance song of the Zomba dance

1949-07-13 Belgian Congo | Central African Music | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk song | ILAM | Kasenga | Luunda
Cata Chibanda Beta | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR2806.

Chibanda Baudouin (Performer)
Composer not specified

1954-00-00 Baudouin,Chibanda | Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Ngala
Chamukumai |

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ILAM

Maringa dance. Further details refer ILAM fieldcard F1V-1.

Group of Lulua soldiers (Performer)

1952-02-06 Belgian Congo | Bottle | Central African | Chisanzhi | Clapping | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luba | Lulua | Lulua | Luluabourg | Mbira | Rattle
Chant en'honneur des martyrs de l'Uganda |

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ILAM

Male choir with drum accompaniment
Further details refer ILAM field card (C2S9)

Chanteurs a la Croix de Cuivre (Performer)
Singers of the Copper Cross (Performer)
Joseph Kiwele (Composer)
Kiwele,J. (Composer)


1949-07-05 Belgian Congo | Central African | Chanteurs a la Croix de Cuivre | Choral music | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | ILAM | Kiwele,Joseph | Nguja | Religious music | Singers of the Copper Cross | Swahili
Chant et Danses Bahutu | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR3776.

1960-00-00 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music
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