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 UTC.

Relationships

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