| Gambia || || || || Mandinka (Mandingo) || || Apr 1972 || Grinstead Daniel |
Language and title:
original language: Mandinka
title in original language: Chedo
title in English:
| type || # performers || instrument (type) || singing voice
| Solo || 1 || Kora (harp-lute)
|| MALE |
function: historical song
Sali Nyama Siso
not available online
"Gambie - Mandinka kora par Jali Nyama Suso"
Solo song by a man accompanying himself on kora; "Chedo" in Peul means "Mandinka", a people of Gambia; the song describes the 1865 fall of the Mandinka empire whose capital was Kabu.
Octave reduced tone scale
All pitch candidates
Melodic progress (fragment)