Mola

Mola is a Malinke dance for youngsters to dance before the circumcision . The circumstances determine whether it is played for boy's or girls. During the dance the Wassakumba (a kind of ratlle) is used.

Sources:
Lessons: IDON's lessons from Ibro Konaté in Dalaba, Guinea januari 2005

WAP-pages / Paul Nas / Last updated on 17-09-2005



Call
T . T T . T T . T T . .
f . r l . l r . r l . .
K . . . . . . . . O . . O
S . . . . . . . . . . C .
D . . . . . . . . . . O O

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

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

Djembé Break 1
T . T T . T T . T T . b S . S . S . S . S S . .
f . r l . r l . r l . l r . r . r . r . r l . .

Djembé solofrases inspired on Ibro Konaté's lessons
Solofrase 1
S S S S S . S S S S S . S S S S S . S S S S S .
2 r l r l . 2 r l r l . 2 r l r l . 2 r l r l .

T T T T T . B S . T . T . T S . . . . . . . . .
2 r l r l . l r . r . r . r l . . . . . . . . .

Solofrase 2
B S S S S S . B . T S . . T T T T S . . . . . . .
l 2 r l r l . r . r l . . 2 r l r l . . . . . . .

Solofrase 3
S . T T S . . B S . T T S . T T S . . B S . T T
r . r l r . . l r . r l r . r l r . . l r . r l

Solofrase 4
T T S S . S S . S S . S S . S S . S S . S S . T
r l r l . l r . r l . l r . r l . l r . r l . l

T S T T S T T S T T . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
r l r l r l r l r l . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Solofrase 5
S S S T T T T S . . . . S S S T T T T S . . . .
2 r l 2 r l r l . . . . 2 r l 2 r l r l . . . .

Solofrase 6 (ß is flam B/S with S on beat)
ß T T ß T T ß T S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
f r l f r l f r l . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .


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