Music and Musical Instruments
(Baka Pygmies of Cameroon,Photos, texts and audio recordings
Gabon and Congo)
by Luis Devin
Soundscape: Baka arched harp. In the background, sounds
and voices of a rainforest camp (Pigmei Baka del Camerun).
|3. Player of a|
|5. Single-skin drum player.|
6. Water drums in a river.
Rainforest rivers and brooks
|7. Study of the|
Baka arched harp.
|8. A group of women performing propitiatory musical|
rites for the hunt, during the departure of the hunters.
Bow and crossbow hunting
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(Baka Pygmies of Cameroon, Gabon and Congo).
Materials: 8 photos, 1 audio recording, descriptive notes, texts.
Page URL: http://www.pygmies.org/baka/music.asp
The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, when you accessed this
page, was 09:10 on Thursday, June 20, 2013. For every minute spent on this page, at least
25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).
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