West Africa possesses diverse people with diverse musical traditions. Their songs are depicted by two or more rhythms, known as polyrhythm, formed by layers of distinct rhythms on top of each other using musical instruments like...
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Who is this?
A djembe or jembe is a rope-tuned skin-covered goblet drum played with bare hands, originally from West Africa. According to the Bambara people in Mali, the name of the djembe comes from the saying "Anke djé, anke...
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What empire was responsible for the creation of the Djembe?
This quiz tests your knowledge on African music and culture you learned in your webquest. Choose the best answer for the following questions.
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African music is often heard along with _____.