Diro and his talking musical bow (VHS tape, 1979) [WorldCat.org]
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Diro and his talking musical bow

Author: Richard Lawson; Jim Rosellini; African Family Films (Firm)
Publisher: [Venice, Calif.] : African Family Films, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A portrait of Diro Dah, an elder Lobi musician of the kankarama or musical bow. Filmed in his West African village, Diro constructs tunes and plays a new bow, using music to imitate the rising and falling tones of the Lobi language.
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Genre/Form: Music
Named Person: Diro Dah; Diro Dah
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Lawson; Jim Rosellini; African Family Films (Firm)
OCLC Number: 14758464
Notes: Title on container: Diro, talking music.
Issued also as motion picture.
Credits: Cameraman, Jim Rosellini ; film editor, Linda Moss.
Performer(s): Richard Lawson.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (13 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Other Titles: Diro, talking music
Responsibility: a film by Jim Rosellini.

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A portrait of Diro Dah, an elder Lobi musician of the kankarama or musical bow. Filmed in his West African village, Diro constructs tunes and plays a new bow, using music to imitate the rising and falling tones of the Lobi language.

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