Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Bagbele | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F4U 1

Zande men (Performer)
Composer not specified

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

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1082

Nzuka Ngombe Matadi (Performer)
Composer not specified

1905-05-09 Central African | Central African Republic | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | ILAM | Indigenous music | KiKongo | Ngoma | Nzuka Ngombe Matadi | Rattle | Shaker | Tam-tam
Bakuba 1 | Central African

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ILAM

Traditional song accompanied by several indigenous instruments.

Tambila Adolphe
Ensemble Folklorique

1900-01-00 Adolphe,Tambila | Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Ensemble Folklorique | Gourd Rattle | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lively | Man singing | Mbira | Song | Traditional music
Bakuba II | Central African

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ILAM

Traditional piece performed by a mbira ensemble.

Tambila Adolphe
Ensemble Folklorique

1900-01-00 Adolphe,Tambila | Belgian Congo | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Ensemble Folklorique | ILAM | Indigenous music | Instrumental | Mbira ensemble | Traditional music
Bakula ntulai | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1258

Luunda Singers (Performer)
Composer not specified

1905-05-07 Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luunda | Luunda | Unaccompanied | Vocal | Zaire | Zambia
Baliniita ku renyo |

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ILAM

Song of invitation to a party (Town song)
Further details refer ILAM field card (C2S14)

Societe Sami (Performer)
Ndalamumba Madelena (Performer)

1949-07-05 Belgian Congo | Central African | Choral music | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | ILAM | Ndalamumba Madelena | Societe Sami | Swahili | Town song
Bamana kutomona |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number TP0427-ABC11582

Composer not specified
Elias (Performer)

1900-01-00 Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Elias | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kasai | Luba | Luba | Mbira | Republic of the Congo | Song
Bambalaka |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F1T 12

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

1952-02-03 Belgian Congo | Bikinya dance | Central African | Congo | Dance music | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | ILAM | Jadotville | Mwenda,Jean Bosco | Republic of the Congo | Swahili | Town dance
Bana Banalia | Central African

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ILAM

Lively dance song accompanied by various instruments.

Zazi Gabriel
John Ouwerx
Ensemble Lolaka

1900-01-00 Bead rattle | Belgian Congo | Call and response | Central African | Clave rhythm | Congo | dance | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Ensemble Lolaka | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Large group singing chorus | Men singing | Ouwerx,John | Popular music | Rhythm sticks | Song | Zazi Gabriel
Bana bayaya ishila wa Mfwamba |

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ILAM

Chipwidi dance music. Further information refer ILAM field card number: C4C-8

Composer not specified
Chende Naomi (Performer)

1949-08-10 Belgian Congo | Central African | Chende Naomi | Chipiwidi | Congo | Dance song | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | Gourd | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luba | Lulua | Lulua | Republic of the Congo | Singing Gourd | Zaire
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