Picture of ethnic instrument - Custom Made Kamel Ngoni - 8 String Hunters Harp - West African Instrument

Picture of ethnic instrument - Custom Made Kamel Ngoni - 8 String Hunters Harp - West African Instrument

ethnic instrument - Custom Made Kamel Ngoni - 8 String Hunters Harp - West African Instrument

Custom Made Kamel Ngoni 8 String Hunters Harp Mali West Africa This ngoni (nn-GO-nee) version, known as kamel ngoni (or kamalen ngoni), is part of the family of hunters lute-harps of the Mande people in West Africa. The kamel ngoni is similar to the kora in that it has a calabash gourd body, hand posts, notched bridge, and neck, but only has 8 strings. The instrument is played facing the musician with one or two hands on the hand posts, with fingers and thumbs plucking the open st... more

 

 

 



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