donso ngɔni

~ String instrument

Description

Six-stringed lute-harp from Wassoulou, West Africa. Traditionally played by hunters, its resonator box is made of calabash covered by animal skin.

Annotation

Annotation last modified on 2017-05-03 22:29 .

Relationships

from: Guinea
Mali
Niger
derivations: kamalen ngɔni (modern ngoni made of calabash with more strings)
related instruments: kora
type of: ngɔni
plucked string instruments
Wikidata: Q2197997 [info]
information page: http://www.ngoni.org/info [info]