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Balafon basics: what is it and where did it come from?

Posted by on 2.2.20 in All blogs, Balafon, Informative blogs, Percussion

This article is about balafon basics, what a balafon is and where it came from. The balafon is a gourd-resonated xylophone, a type of struck idiophone. It is closely associated with the Mandé peoples of West Africa, particularly the Guinean branch of the Mandinka ethnic group, but is now found across West Africa from Guinea […]

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