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date: 13 December 2019

Ìpẹ̀sẹ̀ [àpẹ̀ṣì]locked

  • Amanda Villepastour

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[àpẹ̀ṣì]

Set of three single-headed, footed drums of the Yorùbá people of Nigeria. Pegs tension and tune the skins and the ensemble (used by the Ifá divination cult) is accompanied by a bell (agogo). In the Ẹdẹ area this set consists of ìpẹ̀sẹ̀ or agbagbule (the conical, principal drum), ...

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