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Drums of Takyiman

Author: Christopher D Roy; CustomFlix (Firm)
Publisher: [United States : CustomFlix, 2004]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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This documentary shows the drumming of the drum ensemble of the Bono people of Techiman in the royal palace at the funeral of the late Omanhene, in February, 2004. The drummers play a series of seven songs, which are repeated by both the senior, elder drummers, and by their young apprentices. Akan scholar Kofi Sakyi explains (in English) the meaning and significance of each song.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher D Roy; CustomFlix (Firm)
OCLC Number: 62074585
Credits: Video by Sarah Adams, Michael Boateng, and Christopher D. Roy ; technical consultant by Kofi Sakyi.
Event notes: Recorded live in Feb. 2004.
Description: 1 videodisc (47 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Other Titles: Drums of Africa :
Talking drums of Techiman
Talking drums of Takyiman
African drums :
Responsibility: video by Sarah Adams, Michael Boateng, and Christopher D. Roy ; filmed by Christopher D. Roy.

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This documentary shows the drumming of the drum ensemble of the Bono people of Techiman in the royal palace at the funeral of the late Omanhene, in February, 2004. The drummers play a series of seven songs, which are repeated by both the senior, elder drummers, and by their young apprentices. Akan scholar Kofi Sakyi explains (in English) the meaning and significance of each song.

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