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               SOME UNIQUE CAPE MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

Use this site to seek expert information (contact: ddesai@tiscali.co.za)  regarding the following Cape music instruments:

  STRINGED INSTRUMENTS:         

                                                        

                                                      RA'KING

                                         GOM-GOMPicture to follow

                    "BESEM"(or "SKIFFELBAS"): Picture to follow

  WIND-BLOWN INSTRUMENTS:

                                           

                                              HANDMADE FLUTE

  PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS:

                                       

               GHOMMA  or DHOL  (REMEMBER TALIEP PETERSEN

                             AND DAVID KRAMER in "GHOEMA"?)

                                                      

                                                  REBANNA   (USED IN RATIEP)

                             

                           TAMARIEN  (USED BY CAPE MINSTRELS OR 'COONS')

 

  DESMOND DESAI, DMD EDU-HOME, 2007

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