Kennefoli

The Kennefoli is played during circumcision festivity's. It is a tribute to the ones that carry out the circumcisions. It's much slower then the Söli, which is often preceded by the Kennefoli.

Nakura bara na kabo dyinda la eeh, Dembati luko ko-i-ni-ke

Greetings to the mothers of the children that return from the bara

Sources:
Lessons: Martin Bernhard
Written material: Famoudou Konaté, Mamady Keïta, Rafaël Kronberger.

WAP-pages / Paul Nas / Last updated on 17-04-1998



Call
T . T T . T T . T T . .
f . r l . l r . r l . .

Kenkeni
1 O . o o . O O . o o . O O . o o . O O . o o . O
2 . . O O . . . . O O . . . . O O . . . . O O . .
x . x x . x x . x x . x x . x x . x x . x x . x

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

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

Djembé 1
S . T S . . S . T S . . S . T S . . S . T S . .
r . r l . . r . r l . . r . r l . . r . r l . .

Changing to the Söli
T . T T . T T . T T . . O . H . . . O . H . . .
f . r l . r l . r l . . x . x . x . x . x . x .

O . H . . . . . O O . O O . T T T T S . O O . O
x . x . x . x . x x . x x . f r l r l . x x . x

Söli starts right after:
O . T . T . T . O O . O
x . r . r . r . x x . x


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