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date: 07 December 2019


  • F.J. de Hen


A central African variant term for Ngoma (drum). In the Democratic Republic of the Congo it denotes a Goblet drum of the Luba and Songye of the Katanga region (see Ditumba ); a Kongo earthenware drum with a goatskin head that is played by hand and used mainly during funerals; a double-headed conical drum of the Komo of the Kivu region (...

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