Pan African Orchestra

PO Box 16900
Acrra-North
Ghana

http://www.caroline.com/realworld/panafrican/

The Pan African Orchestra was founded in 1988 by Nana Danso Abiam to develop a new style of orchestral music that explores the classical...

public contact

  • phone: +233 21 712467
  • fax: +233 21 712467
  • eMail: email to Pan African Orchestra public contact

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activities

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  • Institution
    • Cult.Inst.
    • Educational
  • Services
    • Instruments

participating in

  • WOMEX 2000

company description

The Pan African Orchestra was founded in 1988 by Nana Danso Abiam to develop a new style of orchestral music that explores the classical foundations of African music, utilizing African traditional and neo-traditional sound sources and concepts as a framework point of reference.



The Instrumentation of the Orchestra consists of: 16 atenteben flutes, 3 kora flutes, 4 gyile xylophones, 4 kora harp-lutes, 4 gonje fiddles, 7 elephant tusk horns, 2 mbira hand-pianos, 2 algaita oboes, fontomfrom drum ensemble, atsimevu drum ensemble, 5 kpanlogo drums, 5 djembe drums, gome bass drum, 7 dondon hour-glass drums. To these are added other special instruments according to requirements.



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