Central African music
A documentary directed by Jean-François Schiano.
Music played upon special occasions in the communities (initiations, weddings, deaths…) rituals, or the enliven local feasts. It is surprizing to note the vitality and the variety of centrafrican music . This music reflects the natural environment in which its expands and where it can be heard . From animated towns such as Bangui and Bambari to the villages lined along the Savanna (Banda to the East, Ghaya to the West) to end under the canopy of the equatorial forest to the South , with its restlessness, its many bars which begin playing modern music early in the morning, emanating from Zaïre, the Congo, or composed by local orchestras like the Musiki.