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Elisofon, Eliot
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1959
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Banda people of the Central African Republic use music in a myriad of social, religious, and life-cycle events. The use of wooden (and antelope horn) trumpets, known as ongos, is closely linked to traditional cult rituals and adolescent initiation rites. The ongo ensemble produces an elaborate polyphony (several parts combined simultaneously) o...

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1959
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Banda people of the Central African Republic use music in a myriad of social, religious, and life-cycle events. The use of wooden (and antelope horn) trumpets, known as ongos, is closely linked to traditional cult rituals and adolescent initiation rites. The ongo ensemble produces an elaborate polyphony (several parts combined simultaneously) o...

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Creators:
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1959
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Banda people of the Central African Republic use music in a myriad of social, religious, and life-cycle events. The use of wooden (and antelope horn) trumpets, known as ongos, is closely linked to traditional cult rituals and adolescent initiation rites. The ongo ensemble produces an elaborate polyphony (several parts combined simultaneously) o...

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Creators:
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Dates:
1959
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Banda people of the Central African Republic use music in a myriad of social, religious, and life-cycle events. The use of wooden (and antelope horn) trumpets, known as ongos, is closely linked to traditional cult rituals and adolescent initiation rites. The ongo ensemble produces an elaborate polyphony (several parts combined simultaneously) o...

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Creators:
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Dates:
1959
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Banda people of the Central African Republic use music in a myriad of social, religious, and life-cycle events. The use of wooden (and antelope horn) trumpets, known as ongos, is closely linked to traditional cult rituals and adolescent initiation rites. The ongo ensemble produces an elaborate polyphony (several parts combined simultaneously) o...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Banda people of the Central African Republic use music in a myriad of social, religious, and life-cycle events. The use of wooden (and antelope horn) trumpets, known as ongos, is closely linked to traditional cult rituals and adolescent initiation rites. The ongo ensemble produces an elaborate polyphony (several parts combined simultaneously) o...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Banda people of the Central African Republic use music in a myriad of social, religious, and life-cycle events. The use of wooden (and antelope horn) trumpets, known as ongos, is closely linked to traditional cult rituals and adolescent initiation rites. The ongo ensemble produces an elaborate polyphony (several parts combined simultaneously) o...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Banda people of the Central African Republic use music in a myriad of social, religious, and life-cycle events. The use of wooden (and antelope horn) trumpets, known as ongos, is closely linked to traditional cult rituals and adolescent initiation rites. The ongo ensemble produces an elaborate polyphony (several parts combined simultaneously) o...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Banda people of the Central African Republic use music in a myriad of social, religious, and life-cycle events. The use of wooden (and antelope horn) trumpets, known as ongos, is closely linked to traditional cult rituals and adolescent initiation rites. The ongo ensemble produces an elaborate polyphony (several parts combined simultaneously) o...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Banda people of the Central African Republic use music in a myriad of social, religious, and life-cycle events. The use of wooden (and antelope horn) trumpets, known as ongos, is closely linked to traditional cult rituals and adolescent initiation rites. The ongo ensemble produces an elaborate polyphony (several parts combined simultaneously) o...