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

Author: Taale Laafi Rosellini; African Family Films (Firm)
Publisher: Venice, CA : African Family Films, 1979.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A portrait of Diro Dah, a Lobi musician of the musical bow, filmed in his West African village. Diro constructs, tunes and plays a new kankarama (musical bow). Using music to imitate the rising and falling tones of the Lobi language in a hide-and-seek game, Diro delights village children as he directs them to a hidden object with his talking musical bow.
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Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Taale Laafi Rosellini; African Family Films (Firm)
OCLC Number: 317372326
Credits: Producer, director, Jim Rosellini.
Description: 1 film reel (13 min.) : sound, color ; 16 mm
Responsibility: Jim Rosellini.

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A portrait of Diro Dah, a Lobi musician of the musical bow, filmed in his West African village. Diro constructs, tunes and plays a new kankarama (musical bow). Using music to imitate the rising and falling tones of the Lobi language in a hide-and-seek game, Diro delights village children as he directs them to a hidden object with his talking musical bow.

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