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Balafon

Unknown author2nd half 20th century

Museu Nacional da Música

Museu Nacional da Música
Lisboa, Portugal

The Balafon is a wooden percussion instrument, precursor of the Xylophone. The gourds have wooden blades that function as resonance boxes.

Details

  • Title: Balafon
  • Creator: Unknown author
  • Date Created: 2nd half 20th century
  • Location Created: Guinea
  • Type: Musical Instrument
  • Rights: Museu Nacional da Música, Lisboa

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