Kamale Ngoni 11-Strings

/////Kamale Ngoni 11-Strings

Kamale Ngoni 11-Strings

$800.00

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  • traditional stringed instrument from Mali, made in US
  • calabash gourd body with hardwood neck
  • one octave scale
  • metal tuners
  • pick up with 1/4″ output input jack

The recording below reflects this instrument played by Ryoji

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Description

A harp type instrument made in Mali, West Africa. The kamale ngoni is closely related to the donso ngoni, however it is smaller and higher pitch. It is made with a large calabash gourd with a goat skin stretched over a cut out open part of the gourd. The tuning is one octave.

Additional information

Weight 8 lbs
Dimensions 58 × 22 × 22 in
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

Mali, U.S

ITEM WEIGHT

4.2 lbs.

INSTRUMENT TYPE

kamele-ngoni

NUMBER OF STRINGS

11

CONSTRUCTED FROM

Calabash Gourd

OVERALL LENGTH

52 inch

BODY WIDTH

Approx. 15"

STRING INSTRUMENT TYPE