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CLIP 6786

Playing the darbukkah

Playing the darbukkah

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Key Info
  • Playing the darbukkah
  • Duration: 1:03
  • The Moroccan musician Ghninou gives a demonstration of the darbukkah and explains how he first became interested in making music. Ghninou uses the darbukkah, a type of drum, to bring out melodies. He discusses the spiritual aspect of playing music and how playing with his soul makes him feel.
  • Subject:



    Music in Context

  • Keywords: Morocco, percussion, world music, expression, Travels With Music
Ideas for use in class
  • Can be used for percussion work.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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