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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Viombo |

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ILAM

Bulamatali town dance song with two guitars and a bottle. Further details refer ILAM field card (F1H1)

Kayashu, P. (Performer)
Philippe Kayashu (Performer)
Kalala, M. (Performer)
Morris Kalala (Performer)


1952-01-18 Bottle | Central African | Congo | Dance music | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | ILAM | Kalala,Morris | Katanga | Kayashu,Philippe | Popular music | Swahili | Town dance
Viombo |

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ILAM

Bulamatali town dance song with two guitars and a bottle. Further details refer ILAM field card (F1H1)

Kayashu, P. (Performer)
Philippe Kayashu (Performer)
Kalala, M. (Performer)
Morris Kalala (Performer)


1952-01-18 Bottle | Central African | Congo | Dance music | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | ILAM | Kalala,Morris | Katanga | Kayashu,Philippe | Popular music | Swahili | Town dance
Voyage a Tshimpi | Central African

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ILAM

Fox-trot dance song performed on various instruments.

Samuel Colon-Gentil
John Ouwerx
Ensemble Lolaka

1900-01-00 Central African | Clave rhythm | Congo | dance | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Ensemble Lolaka | Fox-trot | French | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Man singing | Maracas | Ouwerx,John | Popular music | Rhythm sticks | Samuel Colon | Samuel Colon-Gentil | Saxophone | Song
Wakune fube kulaga |

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ILAM

Further information refer ILAM field card number F4T-3

Francois Iyenga (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-08-30 Bandiya | Bondo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | Francois Iyenga | ILAM | Indigenous music | Likembe mbira | NorthCongo | Topical song | Zande
Wali |

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ILAM

Topical song. Rumba style-song. "Porridge". Further details refer to ILAM field card F4M

Ombiza Charles (Leader)
Oroclos (Performer)

1952-08-17 Belgian Congo | Bottle | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | East African | Guitar | ILAM | Ngwana | Ombiza,Charles | Oroclos | Swahili
Wamde Kongo rekiwa |

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ILAM

Nostalgic folk song accompanied by harp, Likembe (Mbira) and sticks
Further details refer ILAM field card (C2U13)

Musique Militaire du Premier Groupment, Force Publique (Performer)
Premier Groupment Force Publique, Musique Militaire (Performer)

1949-07-07 Adungu | Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | Harp | ILAM | Irumu | Likembe | Mbira | Musique Militaire du Premier Groupment Force Publique
Wapi wapika-gitare |

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ILAM

Further information refer ILAM field card number F4R-2.

Oroclos (Performer)
Charles Ombiza (Learder and Composer)

1952-08-23 Belgian Congo | Bottle with friction stick | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | ILAM | Ngwana | Ombiza,Charles | Oroclos | Stanleyville | Swahili | Topical song
Washala na kushinginyeka |

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ILAM

Dance song for Chianda dance. Translated English title - "My wife has left me and I am sad". Further details refer ILAM field card no. F1R3.

Mulazhi Ronger (Performer and Composer)

1952-02-01 Belgian Congo | Central African | Chokwe | Congo | Dance song | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Jadotville | Luvale \ Chokwe | Mbira | Mulazhi Ronger
Washala na Kushinginyeka |

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ILAM

Chianda dance song. Further details refer to ILAM field card F1R.

Mulazhi Ronger (Performer)

1953-02-01 Bamboo | Belgian Congo | board | Central African | Chokwe | Chokwe | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Jadotville | Mbira | Mulazhi Ronger
Wemba Mtoto Washio Matata (1098) | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1121

Losta Abelo (Performer)
Losta Abelo (Composer)

1905-05-09 Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Losta Abelo | Popular music | Struck bottle | Swahili | Vocal
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