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  • Anthony King,
  • K. A. Gourlay
  •  and Jeremy Montagu


The most common name for a type of oboe of the savanna zone of West Africa, particularly southern Mali and Niger, northern Nigeria, southern Chad, and the adjoining areas of Cameroon. The Fulani instrument is called algaitaru, while in parts of northeastern Nigeria (e.g. Bauchi and among the Bolewa and Kilba peoples) it is called ...

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