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MR.1973.4.1-A3

Basic facts:

 country   province   region   village   people   group   date   collector 
 Gambia            Mandinka (Mandingo)      Apr 1972   Grinstead Daniel 

Language and title:

original language: Mandinka
title in original language: Kuruntu Kelefa / Kelafaba
title in English: In the steps of Kelefa / Kelefa the great

Musical composition:

 type   # performers   instrument (type)   singing voice 
 Solo    1   Kora (harp-lute)   MALE 

Characteristics:

general: vocal, instrumental
function: historical song
length: unknown

Performers:

Sali Nyama Suso

Fragment:

not available online

Remarks:

"Gambie - Mandinka kora par Jali Nyama Suso"
Two songs by a man accompanying himself on kora; they are dedicatd to Kelefa Sanneh, a legendary hero of the Mandinka people.


Tempo: help

tempo
average110.71
median111.11
minimum88.23
maximum133.33
standaard deviation7.2
regression factor0.01

Pitch: help

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Melodic progress (fragment)

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