The music scene reflects the cultural diversity of the country’s over 60 ethnic groups belonging to 5 language groups. The dominant ethnic groups are dan (belonging to the man group) and guere (kru group) in the west, baule (akan group in the south and senufo volta group) in the north.
The Danish people know 30 different instruments; most common are various rattles, slit drums and regular drums, musical arc, harp and ivory horns. In the singing dance, alternation often occurs between 1 or 2 singers and the whole group; Multi-voting is common. Everyone can participate in the common song, while the solo role and instrumental performance are largely left to professional musicians, often with high social status. Pentatonics (fifteen scale) predominates in the dance music, while the Guere people also use halftone intervals in both vocal and instrumental music.
About. 50 instrument types are known to the bowling people; Among the most important are drums and bells, xylophones, harps and harps. Chutone scales are common, and a multi-part based on parallel theses (which have much in common with European unanimity) is widespread. Senufo music is characterized by pentatonics, rich instrumental polyphony (especially in xylophone ensembles) and a singing style which, through its high rent, and often tense vocal sounds, differs from the style among the people further south.
In the cities, elements of local and “immigrated” folk, western pop music and professional griot song are blended into a regional urban style. European art music has been introduced through the school system.