KoKo - Yiri

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KoKo - Yiri

Background:  

  • Music from 'Sub-Saharan' Africa
  • Used in africa for communication --> marriage, funerals etc.
  • Taught by Oral Tradition

Koko + 'Yiri'

  • 'Koko' are from Burkina Faso
  • There are 6 members of the group
  • 'Yiri' (name of piece) means wood

Instruments

DRUMS

  • Djembe (single headed)
  • DunDun (played with sticks)
  • Donno (talking drum)
  • Kagan ( barrel shaped drum)

BALAFON (xylophone)

  • 1st - high pitched, used in intro
  • 2nd - lower pitch, joins in main section

KORA…

Comments

Finbarr Blair

are you sure all of those instruments feature?

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