Solibasi

Solibasi is an very old version of Soli. It is not played very often these days. It belongs to the rhythm familiy of boy's circumcision rituals. The rhythm is played by allmost no interuption from evening to morning before cicumcision to ensure that the boys stay awake and to prepare them emotionally for the event.

Sources:
Written material: Moritz Köppen (from Famoudou Konate)

WAPpages / Paul Nas / Last changed at 15 december 2012


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

Kenkeni
. . 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 x

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

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

Doundoun break / variation
O O O O . . O O O O . . O O O O . . O O O O . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . O O O O . . O O O O . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

O O O O . . O O O O . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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 . .


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