Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Titlesort icon Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
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
Bikini |

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ILAM

Rumba music. Further details refer ILAM fieldcard F1H-2.

Philippe Kayashu (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-01-18 Belgian Congo | Congo | Dance song | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kalala,Morris | Kayashu,Philippe | Southern African | Swahili
Bikunda kabichenda kusela |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F1P 9

Kalonji Marcel (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-01-29 Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kabinda | Likembe | Luba | Marcel,Kalouji | Mbira | Republic of the Congo | Southern Congo | Topical song
Bilibimpa wabimwena pabula |

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ILAM

Mazia dance music. Further details refer ILAM Shellac record number: TP0695

Eliasi Mukenge (Performer)
Mbuye Andile (Performer)

1949-08-03 Bottle | Central African | Clapping | Congo | Dance song | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luba | Luba | Mazia | Mbuye,Andile | Mukenge,Eliasi | Republic of the Congo
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
Binkubala | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number: CR2808.

Kaninda Mandevu (Performer)
Composer not specified

1954-00-00 Belgian Congo | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | East African | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kaninda Mandevu | Kasai
Biongo yelele biongo |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: E2A 15

Francois Mulanda (Performer)
Francois Mulanda (Composer)

1951-06-04 Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Francois Mulanda | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Ngwana | Swahili | Topical song
Biongo |

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ILAM

Topical song. Further details refer ILAM fieldcard F4O-15.

Elisa Edemi (Composer/Performer)

1952-08-20 Belgian Congo | Central African | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Elisa Edemi | ILAM | Indigenous music | Ngala | Party song | Societe EDEMI de Stanleyville | Stanleyville | Unaccompanied
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