Mossi Flute, Burkina Faso, #8454 - Sold
Mossi Flute, Burkina Faso, #8454 - Sold
Mossi Flute, Burkina Faso, #8454 - Sold 1

Mossi Flute, Burkina Faso, #8454 - Sold

10.75" high by 2" wide by 1.25" deep 11.25" high on stand, base measures 3" by 3" In Burkina Faso, West Africa, the Lobi play flutes to accompany the music of other instruments during ceremonies. Each flute is played in a set of notes with a complex but very repetitive tune. Because the languages in this area are tonal, flutes can imitate the tonal patterns of spoken phrases, as well those in songs. #8454
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