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Ceremonial, topical, and dance songs from the Luba of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Author: Hugh Tracey
Publisher: Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1957.
Edition/Format:   eMusic : Luba-Katanga
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
These ceremonial, topical, and dance songs performed by the Luba of the Democratic Republic of Congo were recorded by Hugh Tracey in 1957. Included are pieces with guitars, xylophones (silimba), mbiras, and drums as well as songs connected to mourning, weddings, and social gatherings.
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Genre/Form: Field recordings
Folk music
Music
Additional Physical Format: Original cat. no.:
ILAMTR039
Material Type: Music, Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Tracey
OCLC Number: 950026371
Language Note: Sung in Luba-Katanga and Luba-Lulua.
Notes: Streaming audio files.
Title from resource description page (viewed March 03, 2016).
Performer(s): Sung and played by various native musicians.
Event notes: Recorded in 1957.
Description: 1 online resource (24 minutes)
Contents: Mutomboko and Luwendo --
Kantende maninga --
Tuhuri --
Masengu --
Dundu we, dundu makevata bina tauni --
Chombela --
Musambo --
Bankulu ne yumba.

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These ceremonial, topical, and dance songs performed by the Luba of the Democratic Republic of Congo were recorded by Hugh Tracey in 1957. Included are pieces with guitars, xylophones (silimba), mbiras, and drums as well as songs connected to mourning, weddings, and social gatherings.

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