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We love our instruments

For the love of instruments, have a look at these portraits of traditional musical instruments from different parts of Africa.

From generation to generation, we love to dance and we love our music.

Drum "ditumba dya ndanya" from the Luba people of DR Congo Wood reptile skin. Photo: tribal art auction
Drum “ditumba dya ndanya” from the Luba people of DR Congo Wood reptile skin. Photo: tribal art auction
Babatunde Olatunji African Music, com
Babatunde Olatunji. Photo: africanmusic.com
Cameroon Photo The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Cameroon Photo:The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Photo: Fowler Museum at UCLA DCR Luba people.
Photo: Fowler Museum at UCLA DCR Luba people.
Lamellophone, or ”thumb piano” (kasanji) from the Luba people of DR Congo,Wood and metal. Photo: collections.fowler.ucla.edu
Lamellophone, or ”thumb piano” (kasanji) from the Luba people of DR Congo,Wood and metal. Photo: collections.fowler.ucla.edu
Photo: farm4.static.flickr.com
Photo: farm4.static.flickr.com
Photo: MM/Flickr
Photo: MM/Flickr
Man from a Ingasana tribe playing Vaza. Photo: Vít Hassan
Man from a Ingasana tribe playing Vaza. Photo: Vít Hassan

 

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