Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Bilumbu |

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ILAM

Dance song for herbalist and diviners sung by the people. Further details refer to ILAM field card F4N

Luba men and women (Performer)
Hemba men and women (Performer)

1952-08-18 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | East African | Folk music | Hemba | Hemba | ILAM | Luba | Luba | rattles
Salas Boni |

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ILAM

Dance song for Madinga town dance. Further details refer ILAM field card no. F1Q9.

Wembia Albert (Performer)

1952-01-30 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Dance song | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | ILAM | Kipushi | Luba | Wembia Albert
Kalumpa |

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ILAM

Dance song with dance band accompaniment. Further details refer to ILAM card no. F1L5.

Chewe Mapani (Leader)

1952-01-25 Band music | Belgian Congo | Central African | Chewe Mapani | Congo | Dance song | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Elisabethville | ILAM | Katanga Dance Orchestra
Banyalo babande |

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ILAM

Dance song. Further details refer ILAM fieldcard F1V-6.

Group of Barambo soldiers (Performer)

1952-02-06 Barambo | Barambo | Belgian Congo | Buta | Central African | Dance music | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Likembe | Mbira | Rattle
Stanlyeyville Putulu |

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ILAM

Dance song. Further details refer to ILAM field card F4M

Henri Bembele (Leader)
Tinapa Orchestra (Performer)

1952-08-17 Belgian Congo | Bottle | Central African | Clarinets | Congo | Dance Band | Democratic Republic of the Congo | East African | Friction stick | Guitar | Henri (de Bon Coeur) Bembele | Henri Bembele | ILAM | Knife | Swahili | Tinapa Orchestra
Tambala moja | Central African

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ILAM

Dingala town dance in which the subject is focused on women who tie their head scarves in different ways. Refer ILAM field card F1T5

Jean Bosco Mwenda (Performer)

1952-02-03 Belgian Congo | Bottle | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Dingala | Guitar | ILAM | Katanga | Mwenda,Jean Bosco | Swahili | Town dance
Kufidi mpara bituta | Central African

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ILAM

Drinking song with clapping. Translated English title - "Don't be afrid of an angry face." Further details refer ILAM field card (F1E1)

Eresina (Performer)

1952-01-13 Central African | Clapping | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drinking song | Eresina | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kasai | Kasai | Luba | Southern Congo
Musala |

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ILAM

Drinking Song. Further details refer ILAM field card F4I-5

Ndolomu Mopamu (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-08-07 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drinking song | ILAM | Ndolomu Mopamu | Nenjenje Lute | Ngala | Strings
Birikandratu mapa |

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ILAM

Drinking Song. Further details refer ILAM field card F4I-5

Ndolomu Mopamu (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-08-07 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drinking song | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Medje | Ndolomu Mopamu | Nenjenje Lute | Strings
Chilimu Walelo |

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ILAM

Drinking song. Further details refer ILAM field card no. F1E9

Luba Women (Performer)

1952-01-13 Belgian Congo | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | East African | Folk song | ILAM | Luba | Luba | South Congo
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