| Gambia || || Jimara District || Chajele || Mandinka (Mandingo) || || Jun 1970 || Knight Roderic |
Language and title:
original language: Malinké
title in original language: Suolu Kili
title in English: Call to the Horses
| type || # performers || instrument (type) || singing voice
| Solo || 1 || -
|| FEMALE |
function: war song
length: 1:15 min.
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"Kora Manding - Mandinka music of the Gambia"
Solo song by a woman, reserved uniquely for women and performed to encourage warriors engaged in combat and to give them the strength necessary for victory.
Octave reduced tone scale
All pitch candidates
Melodic progress (fragment)