kamale ngɔni (Modern ngoni made of calabash with more strings)

~ String instrument

Description

Modern derivative of the donso ngɔni, it comes with more strings and is made of calabash. It became an important instrument in the rise of the Wassoulou music in the 80's and 90's.

Relationships

from:Guinea
Mali
Niger
invented by:Alata Brulaye (from 1960 to present)
type of:ngɔni (West African gourd-lute)
derived from:donso ngɔni (West African calabash lute-harp)
picture:https://staticbrainz.org/irombook/ngoni/ngoni_kamale.png [info]
Wikidata:Q105272834 [info]