|1. Bedzan player|
of open single-skin
Music and Dances
players and dancers
(Bedzan Pygmies of Cameroon)Photos, texts and audio recordings
by Luis Devin
Soundscape: Bedzan dance with polyphonic chant
and single skin drum (Bedzan Pygmies of Cameroon).
|2. Dance of an elderly|
Bedzan woman; in the
background, a basket for
fruits and small animals.
|3. Bedzan dance.|
4. Bedzan women singing a poliphonic song.
|5. Bedzan man hitting|
a single-skin drum for the
of a dance.
|6. Bedzan rattle,|
made according to
a non-pygmy model
(Tikar of Cameroon).
|7. Bedzan lamellophone|
(idiophone in board form,
with laced-on lamellae,
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(Bedzan Pygmies of Cameroon).
Materials: 8 photos, 1 audio recording, descriptive notes, .
Page URL: http://www.pygmies.org/bedzan/music-dance.asp
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