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Is good. A little more melodic than most.

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Grooving, Mystical

Digya

Genre: African Collection: African
Time: 2:47 94 BPM (Moderato - A Bit Fast)
Instruments: Percussion, Marimba, Stringed
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Very simple polyrhythms and polymelodies.
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Bright, Calming, Relaxed

Slow Heat

Genre: African Collection: African
Time: 3:42 58 BPM (Largo - Very Slow)
Instruments: Percussion, Marimba
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Named for the sound of the final cadence. This is a nice solid grooving piece - light on polyrhythm - for 8 percussionists.
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Grooving

Dubakupado

Genre: African Collection: African
Time: 3:33 115 BPM (Moderato - A Bit Fast)
Instruments: Percussion, Marimba
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A mixture of African vocal chants and Caribbean-styled percussion and bass guitar makes you long for your hammock. The piece is relaxing and gets you in the mood for ?Island Time? - where the troubles of the world melt away in the ocean breeze.

Bright, Calming

At The Shore

Genre: African Collection: African
Time: 0:38 81 BPM (Andante - Medium Speed)
Instruments: French Horn, Choir, Percussion
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Percussion beats and shakers instantly make your feet tap, involving you in the tribal experience of ritual kinship. Three sets of call-and-response chanting slide into the forefront of the beat, interspersed with rapid djembe solos to the ending when the dust finally settles.
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Bouncy, Grooving, Uplifting

Tafi Maradi

Genre: African Collection: African
Time: 2:39 133 BPM (Allegro - Pretty Fast)
Instruments: Percussion, Voice
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Percussion beats and shakers instantly make your feet tap, involving you in the tribal experience of ritual kinship. Three sets of call-and-response chanting slide into the forefront of the beat, interspersed with rapid djembe solos to the ending when the dust finally settles.
This piece of music is available in an uncompressed format here.

Bouncy, Grooving, Uplifting

Tafi Maradi no voice

Genre: African Collection: African
Time: 2:39 133 BPM (Allegro - Pretty Fast)
Instruments: Percussion
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Loose groove with a nice active bell part, and an overloud kalimba.

Calming, Grooving, Mystical, Relaxed

Night Cave

Genre: African Collection: African
Time: 1:50 104 BPM (Moderato - A Bit Fast)
Instruments: Kalimba, Marimba, Percussion
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Thins out at 1:30, then adds in and accelerates, dropping back down for another build. Abrupt ending.

Eerie, Mystical, Relaxed, Unnerving

Infados

Genre: African Collection: African
Time: 3:52 104 BPM (Moderato - A Bit Fast)
Instruments: Kalimba, Percussion, Basses, Marimba
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Clashing time signatures, but a cohesive piece.

Dark, Grooving, Mysterious

Monkoto

Genre: African Collection: African
Time: 1:16 156 BPM (Allegro - Pretty Fast)
Instruments: Marimba, Percussion, Bass Clarinet, Clarinet
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Interesting multi-layered blend of percussion rhythms and acoustic guitar, which foreshadows the choir.

Grooving, Dark, Mystical

Artifact

Genre: African Collection: African
Time: 3:31 116 BPM (Moderato - A Bit Fast)
Instruments: Percussion, Marimba, Kalimba, Guitar, Choir
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African-inspired lazy drum ensemble. Feel change in the middle; Tempo change near the end. Lots of polyrhythms. This piece exhibits some phantom notes athat you hear, but don't really exist. Hard to explain. Batu, Conga, Marimba, Agogo, Cowbell, Clave.

Grooving

Accralate

Genre: African Collection: African
Time: 5:05 78 BPM (Andante - Medium Speed)
Instruments: Percussion, Marimba
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