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Unformatted text preview: Development Trinidad/Tobago African Drums British burned African drums to keep people from getting drunk and fighting Tamboo Bamboo cut various lengths of bamboo and banged on ground to make noise Engine Room car parts sink de pan, mon oil drums left after WWII Calypso Harry Bellefonte Soca calypso plus disco (Baha Men, Who Let the Dogs Out ) West African Percussion Insturments Idiophones o Agogo (gong-gongs cowbells) o Xylophones o Shekere (rattles) Membranophones o Djembe (conga drum) o Kalengu (talking drums) Polyrhythm Multi-layered rhythmic structure: organized by a common unit - too rapid to be perceived as a beat Babatunde Olatunji (1927-2003), The Story of Primitive Fire...
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2008 for the course MUSIC 102 taught by Professor Stuart during the Summer '06 term at Iowa State.
- Summer '06