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Dundun: The Talking Drum of the Yoruba People of South-West Nigeria
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,030. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
In Dundun, Niyi Osundina offers the reader the chance to dip into a key cultural component of the people of western Nigeria. Drumming is a vital tradition being part celebration, part oral tradition and part history. From the iya ilu (the mother drum) to the Gudugudu each drum has its unique voice and degree of difficulty in mastership.