Congo

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Bia akponingbo | Central African

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ILAM

Zande dance. Further details refer ILAM field card F4V-2

Zande Men (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-09-01 Banana stalks | Bandiya | Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | East African | Folk song | Hand bells | ILAM | Indigenous music | Xylophone | Zande | Zande | Zande dance
Bia Bagbele | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F4U 2

Zande men (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-08-31 Bagbele dance | Bandiya | Belgian Congo | Buta | Central African | Congo | Dance song | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Republic of the Congo | Zande | Zande
Bia Kpe | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number XYZ7616

Composer ( not specified)
Zande men (Performer)

1952-08-31 Bandiya | Belgian Congo | Buta | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Nguru | North Congo | Voices | Xylophone | Zaire | Zande | Zande
Bia Kundi | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number XYZ7611a

Composer not specified
Muyapala Kpeli (Performer)

1952-08-31 5 strings metal hand bells | Andzolo | Bandiya | Belgian Congo | Buta | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kundi | Muyapala Kpeli | Nguru | North Congo | Vertical harp | Zaire | Zande
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
Bibi Mpenzi | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1160

Mwenda Jean Bosco (Performer)
Mwenda Jean Bosco (Composer)

1905-05-05 Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mwenda,Jean Bosco | Swahili | Topical song | Vocal
Bigiuya (Beguine) |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F1L 2

Katanga Dance Orchestra (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-01-25 Band music | Central African | Chewe Mapani | Congo | Dance Band | Dance music | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Elizabethville | ILAM | Katanga Dance Orchestra | Republic of the Congo | Southern Congo | Tsaba-Tsaba
Bikini |

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ILAM

Rumba dance music. Further details refer ILAM field card (F1H2)

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 | Rumba | Swahili
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