Music and Dances
Musical instruments, musicians and dancers
(Italian concert tour of a group of Aka PygmiesPhotos, texts and audio recordings
from the Central African Republic's rainforest)
by Luis Devin
Soundscape: Aka dance accompanied by polyphonic singing
and rhythmic claps (Aka Pygmies of the Central African Republic).
|2. Tuning of an arched harp|
during the rehearsals for a
concert of the tour.
|3. Aka drummers with cylindrical single|
skin drums on stage at the Fiesole
Roman Theatre, during the rehearsals for a
Pygmy music and dance show at the "Estate
Fiesolana" festival (2001).
Aka Pygmies Italian Concert Tour
|4. Aka dancers during a performance|
in a meadow of Bismantova Stone,
a mount near Castelnovo ne' Monti,
in the Reggian Apennine.
|5. The "N'zamba Lela Group" (Aka Pygmies of the Central African Republic)|
on the stage of a theater during the performance of a polyphonic choral song.
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|Aka Pygmy music and dances during their Italian tour|
(Italian concert tour of a group of Aka Pygmies from the Central African Republic's rainforest).
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