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date: 18 August 2019

Akidi [akimbi]locked

  • Ferdinand J. de Hen

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[akimbi]

Board zither of the northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. It has a single string that passes five times back and forth along a board from notches carved in both ends, with a small stick at each end serving as a nut, and small movable wooden blocks under each length of string to tune them. The name ...

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