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Voice disguisers

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Use for sound modifying devices which incorporate mirlitons set in vibration by the human voice, and used to disguise the voice of the user; in Africa they are often employed in the context of masquerades, ceremonies, and rituals.

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<sound modifying devices>

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voice disguiser


12yrs ago

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