· March, 2011

Stories about Burkina Faso from March, 2011

Burkina Faso: Burkinabé Drums

  24 March 2011

Learn about different types of drums from Burkina Faso: “Percussion forms the basis of music making in Burkina. Drums are used in daily life, to signal a journey or a return from the fields, to accompany mask dances and to codify secret languages solely understood by initiates.”