Nigeria is an interesting country to be and to visit there is so much to be proud of with respect to arts and culture drumming especially is a. Àyàn/anya was an orìsà worshiped by the ancestors of the w/african people and thereby considered as the god of drum and music drums. Abstract religion is a way of life for the african people the structure of their religion identifies this in its fivefold classification which is belief in god, in divinities. Yoruba vocal and percussion traditions, and assorted african and western emphasizing the use of yoruba talking drums and traditional song repertoire. Benin, west africa is the home to several yoruba religious cults based on a of drum ensembles including cylindrical bata drums, hourglass-shaped dundun.
Yoruba drumming exemplifies west-african cross-rhythms and is considered to be one of the most advanced drumming traditions in the world generally. Music in the context of the 21st century musical practice in africa2 èsà is a looking at drumming we observe some overarching changes in yoruba land as. 29 the journal of pan african studies, vol3, no5, march 2010 ayantunde, a yoruba drummer with whom i worked in nigeria and whose performances.
Keywords: performance, ensemble, drum, instrument and bata 1 in yoruba land and other communities in africa, drum is the most widely. Yoruba drum festival ambassadors perform at the lagos unveiling party of the maiden edition of african culture image awards the awards ceremony is. Details field of interest: world music content type: music recording duration: 3267 format: audio sub genre: instrumental, traditional, african drumming. In this video bi-okoto drum and dance theatre performs a welcome dance that combines movements from several traditional dances of the yoruba people of.
The music of the yoruba people of nigeria, togo, and benin are perhaps best known for an extremely advanced drumming tradition, especially using the dundun hourglass tension drums yoruba folk music became perhaps the most prominent kind of west african a great deal of yoruba drum music is based in cross rhythm. African drums and african masks from the yoruba tribe of nigeria and benin this yoruba drum measures 16 inches tall african drums - yoruba drum 1. The talking drum is a west african hourglass drum yoruba dundun, gangan hourglass shaped talking drums are some of the oldest instruments used by. Its set of three double-conical drums replicates the nigerian yoruba drum ensemble of the same name many of the rhythms closely resemble their african .
Beautiful yoruba drum collected 1958-59 from ibadan tribe: yoruba origin: nigeria approx age: early 20th century materials: wood, animal skin top. File:drummers of traditional gbedu drum in yoruba land of nigeriajpg this image was uploaded as part of wiki loves africa 2016. The talking drum is an african instrument known for its hourglass shape while the lunna and dundun used by the yoruba and dagomba peoples are the.
Sku: large yoruba leather rope category: talking drums is from the yoruba people who are an ethnic group in west africa found predominantly in nigeria. Yoruba drummers normal courtesy of bappah / wikimedia commons yoruba people are one of the largest ethnic groups in west africa,. Bmr journal diverse audiences he encounters in this way, he seeks to “ universalize” the yorùbá talking drum tradition and weave african cultural wisdom, as he.Download