West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song
The British Library's major autumn exhibition, West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song, is now open to the public. It's an exciting show that brings to life, in full colour and sound, the intellectual traditions of literature, music and art from across 17 countries, referencing 1000 years of history right up to the present day, from this dynamic and hugely inspirational region of the world.
Go to my piece on the British Library's Sound & Vision blog where, in honour of the 10th anniversary of the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, are a few audio tracks from the exhibition for you to listen to.
Find out more about the work of the British Libary's Sound Archive and our new Save our Sounds programme
Follow the British Library's World and Traditional Music activities on Twitter via @BL_WorldTrad