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date: 20 August 2019

Akpaningbo [kpendimbe, kpendingbwa, kponingbo, padingbwa, pendibe]locked

  • Ferdinand J. de Hen

Extract

[kpendimbe, kpendingbwa, kponingbo, padingbwa, pendibe]

Xylophone of the Bandia people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It has six to ten loose bars placed across two parallel tree (usually banana) trunks laid on the ground. Sometimes it is placed over a pit to increase the sonority. It is played only by men.

F.J. de Hen...

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