Soumoun / N'Toman

Soumoun (Sumun) is part of the Mendiani. The song N'Toman can be sung with Soumoun.

Ee N'Toman nin Kela di N'Toman
Ee manamba denni donna N'Toman

Sources:
Written matarial: Moritz Köppen (from Famoudou Konaté)

WAP-pages / Paul Nas / Last changed at 8-12-2012


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

Kenkeni 1
. . O . . O . . O . . O . . O . . O . . O . . O
x . x x . x x . x x . x x . x x . x x . x x . x

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

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

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

Doundoun variation 2
. 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

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 . .

Sangban 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 echauffement
. O O . O O . 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 x

The Sanbanpattern can be split in the middel and played together with doundounvariations in the following sequence.

Sangban (upper line) / Doun Doun (lower line)
O O . . . . . . . . . . O O . . . . . . . . . . O
O O . O . O . O . o . . O O . O . . . . . . . . O O

Sangban / Doundoun
S O . . . . . . . . . . O O . . . . . . . . . . O
. O . O . O . o . . O O . O . . . . . . . . O O

Sangban / Doundoun
S O . O . . C . . C . . O O . O . . C . . C . . O
D . O O . . . . . . . O O . O O . . . . . . . O O

Sangban / Doundoun
S O . O . . C . . C . . O O . . . . . . . . . . O
D . O O . . . . . . . O O . O O . . . . . . . O O

Djembé solo 1 phrase 1
S . . . . B . . B . T T S . . . . B . . B . . .
f . . . . l . . r . r l f . . . . l . . r . . .

Djembé solo 1 phrase 2
T T S . T T T T S . T T T T S S . B . . B . T T
r l r . 2 2 r l r . 2 2 r l r l . l . . r . 2 2

Djembé solo 1 phrase 3
T T B S . T T T B S . T T T B S . T T T B S . T
r l r l . l r l r l . l r l r l . l r l r l . l

Djembé solo 1 phrase 4
S T T S T T S T T . S S S S t t . B . . B . S S
r l r l r l r l r . 2 2 r l r l . l . . r . 2 2

Djembé solo 1 phrase 5
T T S S S . T T S S S B T T S S S . T T S S S B
r l r l r . r l r l r l r l r l r . r l r l r l

Djembé solo 1 phrase 6
S S S S T T T T S S S S S S S S . B . . B . S S
r l r l r l r l r l 2 2 r l r l . l . . r . 2 2

Djembé solo 1 echauffement
T T S S S S T T S S S S T T S S S S T T S S S S
r l r l r l r l r l r l r l r l r l r l r l r l


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