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
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 Baka pygmy people live, is 19:51. It's night time. Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).Go to the Baka Pygmies section index
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