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  • hip-deep December 3, 2011

    Seize the Dance: The BaAka of Central Africa

    A new season of Hip Deep kicks off with a remarkable journey among the forest people of the Central African Republic. The polyphonic, hocketing vocal style of this region’s forest peoples (“pygmies”) is one of the most singularly beautiful musical … Read more »

  • interview December 3, 2011

    Michelle Kisliuk and Justin Mongosso: The BaAka of Central Africa

    Michelle Kisliuk is an ethnomusicologist at the University of Virginia. In the mid-80s she made her first excursion to the Central African Republic to study the music and dance of the BaAka pygmies. She was interested in BaAka culture and … Read more »

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