oa Botswana Notes & Records - Bakalanga Traditional Music Instruments (Zwilidzo zwa ntolo zwe Bakalanga)

Volume 38 Number 1
  • ISSN : 0525-5090



Having realized that Botswana's traditional music instruments are becoming obsolete, the author of this article chose to conduct research on the musical instruments of Botswana's tribes, the Bakalanga. This article covers Bakalanga music instruments regardless of these political borders. The article covers types of instruments under the following headings: membranophones, idiophones, aerophones and chordophones. This research also covers the construction and playing of these instruments.

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