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Dances and songs with mbira and xylophone of the Lulua people from the Democratic Republic of Congo

Various Artists
Hugh Tracey made these recordings of mbira and xylophone music performed by Lulua people, who originated from the Dibaya Territory, Kabinda District, Kasai, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The recordings were done in 1957 at two locations in Democratic Republic of Congo: the Kolwezi Copper Mine and Panda-Jadotville, both east of the Kabinda District (Tracey 1973).

Track Listing

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Moyo wena Luluwe Lulua Frères and group of Lulua men and women 03:43
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Mukwabumba sechilanba (This cloth is very strong) Marcel Mwiyaya and group of Lulua men and women 03:44
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Kolombo musambo wakalwa kuba shanyi (This man must grow up to be very rich) Group of Lulua men 04:14
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Bondo Mamba Désiré 04:19
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Jirigaya dya kabongo (This is my home) Group of Lulua men and women 03:12
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Viva ka Belge (Hurrah for the Belgians) Marcel Mwiyaya and group of Lulua men and women 03:13
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Chiwawa mbuyu Lukwenya Simon and group of Lulua men 02:47