| Senegal || || || || Wolof || || 1954 || Ames David |
Language and title:
original language: Wolof
title in original language: Samba Gilajagi
title in English:
| type || # performers || instrument (type) || singing voice
| Solo || 1 || Halam (lute)
|| MALE |
recite, vocal, instrumental, solo
function: historical song
not available online
"Wolof Music of Senegal and the Gambia"
A griot (gewel) tells a story (legend, historic narrative) accompanied by a halam, a stringed instrument that would be the ancestor of the American banjo.
Octave reduced tone scale
All pitch candidates
Melodic progress (fragment)