Burkina Faso: Volume 3

by Various Artists

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    Sublime Frequencies presents the third of three volumes of contemporary field recordings recorded by Hisham Mayet in Burkina Faso during three expeditions from 2013-2015. Volume 3 includes regional instruments such as the Donso ngoni (hunters' harp). The Donso hunters are a mystical animist sect living in western Burkina Faso whose music is a source of protection and strength for the hunt. The Dioula are represented by one of Bobo-Dioulasso’s premiere ensembles, Fassobolomba, who fuse traditional styles with an impeccable ear for modern melody and songcraft. The thianhou and the jubilant wedding songs of the Fulani (Denke-Denke) round out the region’s musical embarrassment of riches.

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released October 28, 2016

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