Trevor Wiggins Ghana Music Collection

Concert from Legon's International Centre for African Music and Arts. Gonje music from Nigeria

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    Stringed instruments - bowed - gonje or goge

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    Trevor Wiggins Ghanaian Music Collection

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    Ghana, Greater Accra Region, Accra Metropolis District, Legon

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    Wiggins, Trevor

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    No details. 8) 9) & 10)

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    Music for the gonje or goge, a small bowed fiddle from Nigeria.

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African Harmony *The frictionphones here are played in unison by the musicians. *The actual melody of the fiddle ostinato contains inherent patterns alternating rapidly between a lower passing phrase and an upper phrase.

Posted by Daniel Jones, Researcher on 17/03/2019 00:02:00