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date: 14 November 2019


  • K.A. Gourlay


Vessel rattle of the Ladi people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The rattle, a snail shell containing small pebbles, is shaken by the right hand. At the same time the inner side of the right wrist taps the inner side of the left wrist and the left shoulder alternately, producing muffled sounds that mingle with the rattling. (C. Duvelle: disc notes, ...

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