| Gambia || || Kombo District || Bakau || Mandinka (Mandingo) || || Aug 1970 || Knight Roderic |
Language and title:
original language: Malinké
title in original language: Sunkariba
title in English: Sunkariba (man's name)
| type || # performers || instrument (type) || singing voice
| Solo || 1 || Kora (harp-lute)
|| MALE |
function: historical song
length: 5:40 min.
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"Kora Manding - Mandinka music of the Gambia"
Solo song by a man accompanying himself on a kora; the theme is the story of a tireless Mandinka warrior who became famous during wars between regional kingdoms in the 19th century.
Octave reduced tone scale
All pitch candidates
Melodic progress (fragment)