Wondé - Paul Nas
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Wondé

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Wondé is a Malinke rhythm with 12 beats per cycle. The following song relates to the circumcision of boys. The supervisor asks the children what they think is going to happen and if they are afraid. The children answer ‘Yes, we are afraid!’

Wondé, wondé, woo, _ wondé _,
ji miri la mou ne ma, te le bara dian fa .

Sources
Lessons from Ibro Konaté

Last updated in 2005