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date: 16 November 2019


  • Ferdinand J. de Hen


(1) Royal drum of the chief of the Havu people in Kivu province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is cylindro-conical, double-headed with cow’s skins finely laced together, and beaten with sticks. It is preceded in procession by the dalinzi, a medium-size drum that only a specialized drummer is allowed to play. The ...

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