THE ROLES OF THE OLÓFÀ ORCHESTRA MUSIC
As a Unique Royal Music Tradition in Offa Kwara State
Olofa orchestra music is an ancient orchestra which was inaugurated through an event of war.
The then Olofa went to war in support of Alaafin of Oyo.
He returned from the war as a conquering warlord and his return was greeted with so many drums.
From this event was the popular Yoruba parlance generated which states that Alukoso Olofa egbeje, aludundun Olofa egbefa, alukinringindingin Olofa egberindinlogun.
What an enormous orchestra.
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