Balafon photograph

Balafon

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ClassificationWest African
Other names gyil
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Balafon History


The balafon is a kind of xylophone or percussion idiophone which plays melodic tunes, and usually has between 16 and 27 keys. It has been played in Africa since the 12th century according to oral stories; it originated in Mali, according to the Manding history narrated by the griots.

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