Idiophone # Africa Total: 70
 

  • Type Externally struck bell
  • Origin Ivory Coast
  • Ethnicity Baule
  • Materials Metal, Wood
  • Measures 37×14×10 cm
  • Dating Primera mitad s. XX

Main chiefs of small villages have their own orchestras, principally made up of drums. During the public appearances of the chiefs, the musicians play their drums and the sound of external percussion bells is added as well. Those bells are hit by little beaters and can be simples or doubles, of various sizes and usually in iron


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