Koko-Yiri

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Features of West African music
Repetition, improvisation, call and response, layering
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What does Yiri mean? Why is this called Yiri
wood, wooden instruments
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Instrumentation
Balafons(x2), djembe, talking drum and vocals
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Structure
introduction, choruses, call and response
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Texture
layered, heterophonic (2 balafons play together), polyphonic, monophonic(intro)
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Dynamics
little variation in dynamics
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rhythm
cross rhythms, syncopation, triplets, ostinato
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tempo + metre
free tempo, 4/4 mainly
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Card 2

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wood, wooden instruments

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What does Yiri mean? Why is this called Yiri

Card 3

Front

Balafons(x2), djembe, talking drum and vocals

Back

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Card 4

Front

introduction, choruses, call and response

Back

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Card 5

Front

layered, heterophonic (2 balafons play together), polyphonic, monophonic(intro)

Back

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