Dalfo

Dalfo is a rhythm made by Steffanus Kor, a Dutchman living in France. He thinks it's a waste to invent specific djembe patterns to it. To play with more players one could split the Sangban and Doundoun pattern to two patterns, each to play by different players.

Source:
Written material: Steffanus Kor


WAP-pages / Paul Nas / Last updated on 31-05-2006



Kenkeni
O . O . O O . . O . O . O O . . O . O . O O . .
x . x . x x . x x . x . x x . x x . x . x x . x

Sangban
. . O . . . C . . . O . . . O . . . C . . . C .
x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x .

Doundoun
C . . . O . . C . . . . C . . . O . . C . . . .
x . x . x . x x . x . x x . x . x . x x . x . x

Sangban 1
. . O . . . . . . . O . . . O . . . . . . . . .
x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x .

Sangban 2
. . . . . . O . . . . . . . . . . . O . . . O .
x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x .

Doundoun 1
. . . . O . . . . . . . . . . . O . . . . . . .
x . x . x . x x . x . x x . x . x . x x . x . x

Doundoun 2
O . . . . . . O . . . . O . . . . . . O . . . .
x . x . x . x x . x . x x . x . x . x x . x . x

Sangban variation 1
. . O . . . C . . . . . O . O . . . C . . . C .
x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x .

Sangban variation 2
. . O . . . C . . . O . O . O . . . C . . . C .
x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x .

Doundoun variation 1
C . . . O . . C . . . . C . . . O O . C . . . .
x . x . x . x x . x . x x . x . x x . x . x . x

Doundoun variation 2
C . . . O . . C . O . O C . . . O . . C . . . .
x . x . x . x x . x . x x . x . x . x x . x . x

Doundoun variation 3
C . . . O . . C . O . O C . . . O O . C . . . .
x . x . x . x x . x . x x . x . x x . x . x . x

Sangban echauffement
. . O . . . O . . . O . . . O . . . O . . . O .
x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x .

Sangban ending the echauffement
. . O . . . O . . . O . . . O . . . C . . . C .
x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x .

Doundoun echauffement
O . . . O . . O . O . O O . . . O O . O . O . O
x . x . x . x x . x . x x . x . x x . x . x . x

Doundoun ending the echauffement
O . . . O . . . O . . . O . . . O O . O . O . .
x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x . x x . x . x . x


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