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Ghanaian Balaphone Percussion Xylophone

$115.00
Availability : Ships regularly
Item SKU : 123491

The balaphone is a traditional West African percussion instrument that resembles a xylophone. Created by master Ghanaian balaphone builders, the balaphone includes eight wooden notes with calabash gourd resonators of decreasing size, The entire piece is lashed with strips of goatskin. 

This beautifully tuned African musical instrument is as inviting to the eye as to the hand. Mallet included.

Size: 22"L x 15"W x 11"T
Materials: Wood, goat hide, calabash gourds
Made in Ghana

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