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date: 11 December 2019

Kidimbadimbalocked

  • Ferdinand J. de Hen

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Single-bar xylophone of the Luba people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The bar (made of Garcinia huillensis or Ptereocarpii, both very hard woods) hangs over a calabash resonator from cords suspended from two curved sticks held to the calabash with wax. The beater is a wooden stick ending in a rubber ball. The name is also given to similar xylophones with two bars. The root -...

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