Royal Drummers of Burundi (1960)

Royal drummers of Burundi. Picture by Discogs

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Alternative first name spellings: The Drummers of Burundi
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Description: Royal Drummers of Burundi is a percussion ensemble from Burundi. Their music is part of fertility rituals, coronation, etc. Musical knowledge is transmitted from parents to children. They perform a continuous rhythm in turns among the musicians with dance. Since 1960, they performs worldwide and have recorded 4 studio albums.
Sex: Males Occupation: Music band.
Place of Birth / Death: Burundi. Country Tags: Burundi.
Periods: XX-XXI Century Genres: Instrumental music, vocal music, dance music, nationalism music.
Styles: Ritual, Ethnic, Folk, Traditional, World Music. Members: –
Instruments: Karyenda (drums) and voice Relatives: –



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External links



  • Beltrando-Patier, Marie-Claire y otros (1996). Historia de la música. Espasa Calpe
  • Bohlman, Philip V (2002). World Music. OUP Oxford.
  • Onnen, Frank. (1967). Enciclopedia de la música. Madrid: Afrodisio Aguado.
  • Rodman, Sarah (2007). A true cultural ambassador. The Boston Globe.
  • Shepherd, J., ed. (2003). Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World. New York: Continuum.
  • Stone, Ruth M., ed (2013) The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: New York: Routledge.