© CNRS AUDIOVISUEL / LE BOMIN SYLVIE - 1997

From the Tree to the Xylophone

Reference

865

Duration

00:52:00

Production year

1997

Versions

Original material

Procédés audiovisuels

SD
4/3
Color
Sound

Résumé

Banda Gbambiya musicians, who live in the North-West of Central African Republic, have a collective musical practice using multiple portative resonators xylophones. The village has its own orchestra composed of four xylophones, which are played during ritual ceremonies or entertainments.

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