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date: 16 November 2019

Karigo [kaligo, mngoli]locked

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[kaligo, mngoli]

Single-string fiddle of the Nyanja/Manganja people of Malawi. The string is made from twisted bark. The goatskin soundtable is pinned to a carved wooden bowl, which has a soundhole cut into its side. The neck, made of a round stick holding a large tuning peg, is inserted through the body just under the soundtable. The bow, made from reed or wood, with sisal fibre ‘hair’, is called ...

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H. Tracey: Catalogue of the Sound of Africa Series (Roodeport, 1973)