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date: 16 November 2019



Drum of the Bwaka of the northwestern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its size varies from 40 to 100 cm long and 30 to 60 cm in diameter. The head is made of either elephant’s ear or antelope skin. It is played by the hands.

BooneT, 67 G. Knosp: Enquête sur la vie musicale au Congo belge...

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O. Boone: Les tambours du Congo belge et du Ruanda-Urundi (Tervuren, 1951)