donso ngɔni (West African calabash lute-harp)

~ String instrument

Description

Six-stringed lute-harp from Wassoulou, West Africa. Traditionally played by hunters, its resonator box is made of calabash covered by animal skin.

Relationships

from:Guinea
Mali
Niger
derivations:kamale ngɔni (Modern ngoni made of calabash with more strings)
related instruments:kora
type of:lute family
ngɔni (West African gourd-lute)
information page:http://www.ngoni.org/info [info]
picture:https://staticbrainz.org/irombook/ngoni/ngoni_donso.png [info]
Wikidata:Q2197997 [info]
other databases:https://saisaibatake.ame-zaiku.com/musical/instruments_donso-ngoni.html [info]