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date: 06 December 2019

Iseka [iseke]locked

  • Ferdinand J. de Hen

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[iseke]

Side-blown horn of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Antelope horn (Boocercus euryceros) is normal; Cobus penricii, Hippotragus gratus, and Strepsiceros strepsiceros can also be used. The instrument is about 35 to 55 cm long and has a rectangular embouchure and one fingerhole in the tip. It is called ...

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