Noumou

Noumou is a Malinke rhythm of the blacksmith.

Sources:
Lessons: Ponda O'Bryan
Written material: Famoudou Konaté, Åge Delbanco

WAP-pages / Paul Nas / Last updated on 5-10-1999



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

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

Djembe 1
S . . S S . T T S . . S S . T T
r . . l r . r l r . . l r . r l

Solo accompagnement
T . S T . S T . S T . S T . S T
r . r l . l r . r l . l r . r l

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

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

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

Break 1
T S . S . S S . B S . S . S T . T
l r . r . r l . l r . r . r l . l

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

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

Break 2
T T S T T S T T S T T S T T S .
r l r l r l r l r l r l r l r .

O . O . O . O . O . O . O . . .
x . x . x . x . x . x . x . . .

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

T T S T T S T T S T T S T T S B
r l r l r l r l r l r l r l r l

S S . . . . . B S S S . . . . .
r l . . . . . l r l r . . . . .

S . T T . S . T T . . B S S S S
f . r l . f . r l . . l r l r l

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


index | legenda (nl) | legend (en) | inleiding (nl) | introduction (en)

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