Congo

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Title Audio Collection Description Composersort icon Date All terms
Makadima | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record no. AC1332.

1960-08-00 Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Instrumental | Likembe | Luba | Mbira | Southern Congo
Mambala | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record no. AC1332.

1960-08-00 Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Gourd | ILAM | Luba | Singing Gourd | Southern Congo
Credo (Part I) | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record no. AC1332.

1960-08-00 Central African | Choral music | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Religious music | Southern Congo | Tabwa | Unaccompanied
Untitled | West African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM CD number: BC41.

1900-01-00 Belgian Congo | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mbira | Vocal | West African
Untitled | West African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM CD number: BC41.

1900-01-00 Belgian Congo | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Vocal | West African
Untitled | West African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM CD number: BC41.

1900-01-00 Belgian Congo | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Vocal | West African | Whistle
Manathoba Khukhu | West African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM CD number: BC41.

1900-01-00 Belgian Congo | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Vocal | West African
Untitled | West African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM CD number: BC76.

1900-01-00 Belgian Congo | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | ILAM | Indigenous music | Likembe | West African
Oowa | Folk - Central African

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ILAM

Mourning song, with harp, mbira, bells and rattle. Zegive and Mvu people. Watsa district, North East Congo.

As a rule there is nothing in the song itself which would suggest to a foreigner a sense of solemnity or sadness in most African mourning songs.

1952-07-31 bells | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk - Central African | Harp | ILAM | Mbira | Mvu | Mvu people | North East Congo | Rattle | Republic of the Congo | Watsa territory | Zegive
Mumbariyo | Folk - Central African

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ILAM

Party song with mbira and rattle. Mvu men. Mamvutu-Andobo, sous chef Gamubu, chef Choga, N.E. Congo.

A simple Mvu tune and a good example of one of the simplest of all African modes.

1952-07-31 Basket rattle | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk - Central African | ILAM | Mbira | Mvu | North East Congo | Republic of the Congo
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