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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
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

Topical song about political and sociological issues of the time
Further details refer ILAM field card (C3A8)

Kapambwe (Chief) (Performer)

1949-07-13 Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Kapambwe | Luunda | Political music
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
Batambanza Nzandi | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1082

Nzuka Ngombe Matadi (Performer)
Composer not specified

1905-05-09 Central African | Central African Republic | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | ILAM | Indigenous music | KiKongo | Ngoma | Nzuka Ngombe Matadi | Rattle | Tam-tam
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
Bayama | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1261

Societe Sami (Performer)
Composer not specified

1905-05-07 Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Madalena,P. | Ngala | Societe Sami | Unaccompanied | Vocal
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 mbatejila mwe kuvuala bilamba |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number TP0426-ABC11591

Composer not specified
Kaninda Mandevu (Performer)

1900-01-00 Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kaninda Mandevu | Kasai | Luba | Luba | Mbira | Republic of the Congo | Song
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