Musical Traditions in Mali | Super Onze, They Broke All Our Instruments.

Featuring Takamba Masters Super Onze from Gao, Mali, this is the is the third in a collection of short films exploring Endangered Musical Traditions and Essential Related Art-Forms in Mali.

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Embedded in the songs, stories and ceremonies that are interpreted by artists and accompanied by traditional instruments, are lessons that advise or remind people about what is important in life. They explain the origins of interethnic cooperation and family ties, and dictate appropriate behavior in disputes and reconciliation strategies.