Diya Kilango | Folk - Central African

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Title: 
Diya Kilango
Audio: 

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Description: 

Work song (Carrying Sedan Chair), with harp, likembe, bekks and basket rattle. Zegive and Mvu people. Watsa district, North East Congo.

This tribe, like many of the non-Bantu tribes in this North East part of the Congo are very simple people indeed. The country has still few roads (1952) and the carrying of officials and others whose work takes them into remote parts is still common.

The chair or mashila which they carry is called locally Tipoyi.

Artist(s): 

Zegive and Mvu people

Date: 
1952-07-31
Format: 

78 RPM Shellac Record

Format: 

00:01:26

Format: 

Sound Forge V. 8

Format: 

Technics SP - 10 MK II direct drive turntable

Format: 

Vestax BDT - 2500 belt drive turntable

Format: 

Studer Revox Interface SP 10-8

Source: 

Shellac record number: TP3223

Source: 

Master number : XYZ7465a

Source: 

Recording number: 7465

Source: 

Research number: F4D 9

Source: 

Sound of Africa series number: TR-119 A9

Source: 

Tape number: F92 X

Rights: 

International Library of African Music

Publisher: 

International Library of African Music

Identifier (disa): 
mus1952-07-31.036.018.TP3223-XYZ7465a
Identifier (original): 
TP3223-XYZ7465a
Identifier (greenstone export db): 
6982