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Yoruba Drums CD

Yoruba Drums CD

  • $1599


Benin, West Africa is the home to several Yoruba religious cults based on a pantheon of gods. Overlapping rhythms embedded with symbolic religious meanings are played by a variety of drum ensembles including cylindrical bata drums, hourglass-shaped dundun talking drums, and the tall gelede drums.

Tracks
1. The Bata Repertoire for Egungun in Pobè: Ako - 2:46    
2. The Bata Repertoire for Egungun in Pobè: Alujo - 4:28    
3. The Bata Repertoire for Egungun in Pobè: Kiriboto - 2:08    
4. The Bata Repertoire for Egungun in Pobè: Ogogo - 3:48    
5. The Bata Repertoire for Egungun in Pobè: Potpourri - 3:23    
6. Rhythm for Shango in Pobè: Aluja - 3:29    
7. The Bata Repertoire for Shango in Sakété: Oba Koso - 2:59    
8. The Bata Repertoire for Shango in Sakété: Omenega - 4:32    
9. The Bata Repertoire for Shango in Sakété: Lade Lade - 2:34    
10. The Bata Repertoire for Shango in Sakété: Oke - 4:13    
11. The Bata Repertoire for Shango in Sakété: Ajagunan - 2:35    
12. Rhythm of the Dundun Ensemble from Adjarra: Esikesi - 3:53    
13. Rhythm of the Dundun Ensemble from Adjarra: Olomelekan - 5:00    
14. Rhythm of the Dundun Ensemble from Adjarra: Jagun Jagun - 4:42    
15. Rhythm of the Dundun Ensemble from Atchoukpa: Ale Ile - 3:01    
16. Rhythm of the Dundun Ensemble from Atchoukpa: Okele Ladji Ladji - 4:29    
17. Repertoire for Gelede in Kétou: Rhythm for the afternoon - 4:03    
18. Repertoire for Gelede in Kétou: Rhythm for the night - 2:36    
19. Repertoire for Oro and Ifa in Kétou: Ifa - Oro - 5:22


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