Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Title Audio Collection Descriptionsort icon Composer Date All terms
Zibula malembe | FOLK MUSIC

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Dance music with guitars and double headed drum

1949-07-07 Belgian Congo | Buja | Central African Music | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Elizabethville | FOLK MUSIC | Guitar | ILAM | Ngala | Ngala
Camoba Salala | Central African

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Dance song of the Zomba dance

1949-07-13 Belgian Congo | Central African Music | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk song | ILAM | Kasenga | Luunda
Masangana Kibwabwa | Central African

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Drinking song with guitars and double headed drum

1949-07-07 Belgian Congo | Buja | Central African Music | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Elizabethville | Guitar | ILAM | Ngala | Ngala
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
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
Nkapwe; Ta bumaka lingonya | Central African

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Humorous songs

Ganza Ezeni (Composer)

1949-07-08 Belgian Congo | Bua | Central African Music | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Elizabethville | Ganza Ezeni | ILAM | Likembe | Mbira
Defile de C'Independence | Central African

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Military march music

T. R. Charlier (Composer)

1949-07-07 Belgian | Belgian Congo | Brass band | Central African Music | Charlier,T.R. | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Elizabethville | French | ILAM | Marching song | Musique Militaire du Premier Groupment Force Publique | Siemons,M.R.
Mauwa mwindu | Central African

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Military music

Musique Militaire du Premier Groupment Force Publique (Performer)

1949-07-07 Belgian Congo | Central African Music | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Elizabethville | ILAM | Mabale | Marching song | Musique Militaire du Premier Groupment Force Publique | Ngala
Oowa | Central African

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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
Marche du Camp Major Massart | Central African

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Native military marching music

R. Siemons (Composer)

1949-07-07 Belgian Congo | Central African Music | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Elizabethville | French | ILAM | Marching song | Musique Militaire du Premier Groupment Force Publique | Siemons,M.R.
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