jeli ngɔni (West African four-stringed grigot lute)

~ String instrument

Description

Four-stringed banjo-like lute from West Africa, traditionally played by griots. Made of hollowed out wood with an animal hide as membrane.

Relationships

from:Guinea
Mali
Niger
type of:lute family
ngɔni (West African gourd-lute)
derivations:banjo
related instruments:gumbri
xalam
picture:https://staticbrainz.org/irombook/ngoni/ngoni.png [info]
Wikidata:Q105273680 [info]