Aben Video Selections

Video Selections:

A procession through the streets of Anomabu is seen in this clip. Accompanying the chief at the end of the procession is an aben player. Movement between the two pitches that are possible to produce on the horn is accomplished by covering and opening a small thumbhole at the pointed end of the instrument.

Performance Forces:

aben two-pitch side-blown lip-reed horn made from an elephant tusk; speech surrogate instrument

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