What song are you listening to right now? 3

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Re: What song are you listening to right now? 3

Postby vijayjohn » 2019-08-25, 20:47

Bangala is the name (not sure whether anyone in the area actually uses this name since it sounds like a term they'd use to refer to people rather than a language...) of a variety of Lingala (one of the lingua francas of the DRC) spoken in the border region between the DRC, South Sudan, and Uganda. This clip from the GRN starts with a song that's apparently in Bangala:
http://globalrecordings.net/en/program/13060

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Re: What song are you listening to right now? 3

Postby vijayjohn » 2019-08-27, 1:43

Lese a.k.a. Lissi or Efe is a Central Sudanic language spoken in the Ituri Forest in the northeastern part of the DRC. The Lese people live in association with another seminomadic group of people known, at least in English, as the "Efe Pygmies," who speak more or less the same language. Lese is part of a small group of languages called the Mangbutu-Lese languages (a.k.a. Mangbutu-Efe or simply Mangbutu). This is a clip of two songs in Lese; I'm listening to the first one, an elephant-hunting song recorded in 1956. It starts around 1:38 and ends around 6:43. I first heard the part from 3:47 to 4:08 (approximately) on Encarta:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LW2lv7_2KQg

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Re: What song are you listening to right now? 3

Postby vijayjohn » 2019-09-01, 4:31

Bila a.k.a. Forest Bira or Buudu is a Bantu language spoken in the Ituri Forest just south of the area where Lese/Efe is spoken. It doesn't seem to be very clear how it's related to other Bantu languages. This is apparently a song in Bila called "Akakalu Babini" performed by Chief Baonoko and various Bila men and women as part of the Sounds of Africa series (same series as the Mayogo song earlier in this thread):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogppwPiuAnQ

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Re: What song are you listening to right now? 3

Postby h34 » 2019-09-07, 19:38

Далёкое Прошлое Светлое by ППВК/PPVK from St Petersburg:
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Re: What song are you listening to right now? 3

Postby vijayjohn » 2019-09-08, 3:27

Bali a.k.a. Baali, Kibali, or Libaali is a Boan language spoken in the DRC, like Kango and Kari. However, it is not part of the Bomokandian group within the Boan language group. There's a song beginning at 23:13 in the second clip on this GRN link, and it's apparently in Bali. It ends around 24:43:
http://globalrecordings.net/en/program/82642


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