Friend, Well Come!

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Friend, Well Come!
Among the Senufo people of northern Cote d'Ivoire, the balafon (xylophone with calabash resonators) is an emblematic musical instrument. Returning to Senufo country 40 years after his first encounter with…
Senufo Balafons from Burkina Faso
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Siaka Plays the Maninka Balafon
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Xylophones Without Resonators
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Music Class in Abidjan
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