Musical Bows of Southern Africa brings together current scholarly research that documents a rich regional diversity as well as cultural relationships in bow music knowledge and contemporary practices. The book is framed as a critical appraisal of traditional ethnomusicological studies of the region – complementing pioneering studies and charting contexts for a contemporary engagement with bow […]
The Dave Dargie Collection at ILAM includes audio CD recordings of 21 Southern African musical bows and the closely related monochord zithers. The CDs, DVDs and Handbooks may be obtained from: International Library of African Music (ILAM), Rhodes University, Makhanda, 6140, South Africa. Here is a list of available materials.