Panpipes and the equiheptatonic pitch

  • A. M. Jones London School of Oriental and African Studies


The purpose of this paper is twofold: firstly to explain a method of transcribing African instrumental music, and secondly to give information on the structure of the Mangwilo xylophone music of the Alomwe and Ashirima in Northern Mozambique.
How to Cite
Jones, A. M. “Panpipes and the Equiheptatonic Pitch”. African Music: Journal of the International Library of African Music, Vol. 6, no. 1, July 1980, pp. 62-69, doi: