|1. Members of the Aka|
group during a concert.
Italian Concert Tour (2001)
(from the Central African Republic's rainforest)Photos, texts and audio recordings
by Luis Devin
Soundscape: Aka vocal polyphony
(Aka Pygmies of the Central African Republic).
|2. - 3. Cities of the Italian Concert Tour of the "N'zamba Lela Group"|
(Aka Pygmies from Central African Republic): Milan, Pietra di Bismantova
near Castelnovo ne' Monti (Reggian Apennine), Soriano nel Cimino (Viterbo),
Rome, Fiesole; Bottom image: a dance performance on the Reggian Apennine.
Some backstage images
|4. Polyphonic song with accompaniment of|
arched harp, during a concert on the top
of Bismantova Stone (see photo above).
Aka Pygmy music and dances
|5. Bismantova Stone, a particular geological formation|
near Castelnovo ne' Monti, on the Reggian Apennine,
where a group of Aka Pygmies from Central African
Republic gave a concert in 2001.
|8. The castle of Soriano nel Cimino, where|
the Aka Pygmies gave a concert in 2001.
Music anthropologist and writer, he has carried out field research in central Africa, where he lived with the Baka Pygmies and other forest peoples, whose music, rituals and survival strategies he has been studying for more than a decade.www.luisdevin.comwww.facebook.com/LuisDevin
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The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, where the Aka Pygmy people live, is 22:40. Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).Go to the Other Pygmy Peoples section index
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