Timing and Meter in Mande Drumming from Mali
Music Theory Online (2014) Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. NP

This paper focuses on two pieces, "Ngòn Fariman" and "Bire," representatives of two ethnically and regionally specific styles of Mande dance music from Mali, Bambara and Khasonka drumming. After introducing their performance contexts, instrumentation, and the basic roles of each ...