KAKRABA, SK - SONGS OF PAAPIEYE

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Label: AWESOME TAPES F

Release date: 02/10/2015

Barcode: 0656605561523

Catalog no.: ATFACD0000018

Item ID: 420634

SK Kakraba is a master of the gyil, a Ghanaian xylophone made
of 14 wooden slats strung across calabash gourd resonators. The
buzzy rattle emitted with each note comes from the silk walls
of spiders' egg sacs stretched across holes in the gourds..

Also available: SONGS OF PAAPIEYE (LP).

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