Most of the Baka's ritualistic music is composed of voice and percussion however the Baka have a number of unique musical instruments. Often one person will sit on their own and play an instrument for their own amusement. Others might then join in, either singing in their soft voices, or clap along or join in with shakers, two sticks or other percussion. Here are some of the instruments that the Baka play. . . .
a single stringed instrument is built using the earth itself as a sound-box. . . .
The limbindi is another musical bow, but it is only played by the women and
girls. . . .
is probably the most beautiful of the Baka's instruments. . . .
The ngombi is probably the most beautiful of the Baka's instruments. . . .