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Mendiani Koura

Postby michi » Wed Jun 30, 2010 12:51 am

Here is the Mendiani Koura I learned at Camp Menifanye. "Koura" means "new", so this literally is the "new Mendiani".

Here is the sangban:

Sangban.mp3
Mendiani Koura - Sangban
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And the dundunba:

Dundunba.mp3
Mendiani Koura - Dundunba
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Here are the dunduns with djembe2:

Ensemble.mp3
Mendiani Koura - Dunduns & Djembe 2
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The djembe 2 pattern is:

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1..2..3..4..
tts..stts..s
           ^

The djembe 1 pattern is the classic Mendiani accompaniment:

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s..ss..ss.tt

The kenkeni plays:

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x.xx.xx.xx.x
o.o..oo.o..o
           ^

Cheers,

Michi.
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Re: Mendiani Koura

Postby Djembe-nerd » Wed Jun 30, 2010 1:55 am

Thanks for posting this.
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Re: Mendiani Koura

Postby Dugafola » Wed Jun 30, 2010 2:31 pm

kinda cool.

i'll stick with the OG though i think.

thanks for sharing Michi.
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Re: Mendiani Koura

Postby bops » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:27 pm

Tricky! Sounds cool. The melody reminds me of Demosoni kelen.
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Re: Mendiani Koura

Postby michi » Wed Jun 30, 2010 8:54 pm

Dugafola wrote:kinda cool.

i'll stick with the OG though i think.

Same here. The new version is a bit too cluttered for my taste.

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