National Geographic : 1925 Feb
photograph byVittorio Sella T HE FIFE AND DRUM CORPS OP A UGANDA CHIEF This orchestra is somewhat heavy in wood winds. Musicians of Central Africa press a good many things into service forflutes-sorghum, sugar cane, a certain kind of reed, and bamboo. Besides drums and flutes, they also have trumpets made from antelope horns, gourd horns, akind ofmandolin, and lyres. The Uganda harp is identical in form with harps in ancient Egyptian art and affords a hintconcerning thehistory ofthenatives ofthis region.