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AFRICAN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

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AFRICAN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

CLASSIFICATION OF AFRICAN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS CHORDOPHONES: African stringed instruments include harp like the Hausaguluna, lutes likegoje,molo,garaya, kukuma,gurmiharp, raft zither of the Hausas called moloand banjo. MEMBRANOPHONES: African drums include Yoruba gangan ,iyailu,omele, dundun, atumpum of Akans, Yoruba gbedu, bata,IgboIgbaEze , IgbaEgwu , IgbaMmonwu, Hausa tombarikaage and kotsoko,NsingObong of Ibibios and Efiksetc. IDIOPHONES: African instruments classified as idiophone include shaken and struck instruments like metal gong with local names like Igbo ogene, Yoruba agogo, Hausa dawar, sekere ,rattle ,thumb piano , pot drum , medium slit drum etc. AEROPHONES: African instruments classified under aerophone include African flute, Hausa kaakaki ,oja etc.   EVALUATION State four categories of musical instruments. State one African musical instrument for each category of musical instrument.   TYPES OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS WESTERN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS They are usually under three main headings such as plucked,bowed and hammered   instruments. (a)        STRING   INSTRUMENTS: The stringed instruments produce sound by the… Read More »AFRICAN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

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