|1. Open single-skin|
cylindrical drum, played
by Bakola children.
Music and Dances
(musical instruments, musicians and dancers)
(BaKola Pygmies / BaGyeli Pygmies of Cameroon)Photos, texts and audio recordings
by Luis Devin
Soundscape: Bakola dance with choral song, single skin drum and
reed trunk used as a percussion tube (Bakola Pygmies of Cameroon).
|5. Audio recordings|
of a pygmy lamellophone
(plucked idiophone in
board with laced-on
lamellae with resonator)
played by a Bakola boy.
|6. Night participation dance.|
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
HOME SECTION INDEX BACKBakola Pygmy music and dances, with photos and ethnographic notes (BaKola Pygmies / BaGyeli Pygmies of Cameroon).
Photos, texts and audio recordings by Luis Devin.
Page URL: http://www.pygmies.org/bakola-bagyeli/music-dance.php
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The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, where the BaKola-BaGyeli Pygmy people live, is 22:49. 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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