About this minute

Makuti and Mbonjo playing mondumé and singing
Louis Sarno
Pitt Rivers Museum
Collection 3

Collection 3 #38

You’ve been listening to music from the Central African Republic. The two musicians were playing miniature harps called “mondumé”. Did you notice the twanging sound of the strings? The music in this minute went round and round, as though the musicians could keep playing forever, a bit like the music played by the Guinean flute...
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