Northern Congo

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Dekuku na degusiye dukwazile kima-koyo |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number F4W-8.

Bakia Pierre (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-09-02 Buta | Central African | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | ILAM | Indingenous music | Kundi | Northern Congo | Pierre,Bakia | Topical song | Vertical angular harp | Zande
Egbi |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F4D 6

Abangba men and women (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-07-31 Abangba | Abangba | Central African | Dance song | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Egba funeral dance | Folk music | Funeral Song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Niangara | Northern Congo | Republic of the Congo
Ema Sire |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F4C 2

Berroit Kukwabo (Performer)
Berroit Kukwabo (Composer)

1952-07-27 Bira | Bunia | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Eastern Congo | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kukwabo,Berroit | Likembe | Mbira | Northern Congo | Republic of the Congo | Topical song
Embati | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number F4T-6.

Philippe Engbaka and friend (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-08-30 Aketi | Binza | Central African | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Ekembe | Folk music | ILAM | Indingenous music | libembe. 10 notes. | Northern Congo | Philippe Engbaka | Topical song
Gatari na Congo |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number F4W-10.

Bakia Pierre (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-09-02 Buta | Central African | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | ILAM | Indingenous music | Kundi | Northern Congo | Pierre,Bakia | Topical song | Vertical angular harp | Zande
Gowu |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F4D 1

Francois Kokomendre (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-07-31 Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Eastern Congo | Folk music | Francois Kokomendre | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mombutu | Northern Congo | Nostalgic song | Republic of the Congo | Seki zithe
Gumbo nangbolanda seyadi |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number F4W-6.

Ngbanda Mandefu (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-09-02 Buta | Central African | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | ILAM | Indingenous music | Instrumental | Mandefu,Ngbanda | Northern Congo | Zande
Imbo Kunyangwa |

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ILAM

Translated English title - "I am afraid of being beaten." Further details refer ILAM field card number: F4C 3

Safare Dewu (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-07-27 Balendu | Bonguma harp | Central African | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Djugu | Eastern Congo | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Northern Congo | Republic of the Congo | Safare Dewu | Topical song
Kondo natipala bako | Central African

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ILAM

Dance in honour of the ancestors with Kponingbo or Akpaningbo, nine loose-note zylophone. (log zylophone with keys on banana stems. The tuning corresponds in absolute pitch with that of harp strings) "Kondo natipala bako, Gatanga natipala bako, Mongo natipala nako" " The father of Kondo, The father of Gatanga, The mother of Mongo."

The tuning of the loose note xylophone is 664, 568,496, 392, 360, 332, 284, 248, 196 vs.

Composer not specified
Nakule Nguba (Performer)

1952-08-31 Akpaningbo | Bandiya | Buta | Chief Gatanga | Folk - Central African | ILAM | Kponingbo xylophone | Nakule | Nguru | Northern Congo | Zande
La la lise |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM reel number: BC37.

Hugh Tracey (Narrator)
Congolese Men (Performer)

1900-01-00 Central African | Congo | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lingala | Northern Congo | Tracey, Hugh
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