The Vodou Religion System

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In haiti the most popular music is a Vodou (is an african- derived religion system that is influenced by the Roman catholicism. It is similar to West African music, by the emphasis of polyrhythmic percussion and call-and-response singing. It is a ceremonial language from West African and Central African religions. The rituals consist of three rada drums, sometimes African irons bells, or similar instrument, and a shaken rattle. The biggest drum is the leader, the middle drum provides additional rhythms, While the smallest drum provides a steady beat for other instruments. The Vodou just like the Western African music has the polyrhythmic pattern results from the timeline patterns. The systems involve interactions with spirits of their ancestors,

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