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Sidikiba's kora lesson / written and illustrated by Ryan Thomas Skinner

Catalog Data

Author:
Skinner, Ryan Thomas  Search this
Diabaté, Sidiki 1990-  Search this
Physical description:
58 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 23 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Type:
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Place:
Mali
Date:
2008
Notes:
"Audio CD featuring Sidiki Diabaté."--Cover.
Includes glossary.
SMIAA
Music arranged and performed by Sidiki Diabaté.
AFA copy 39088019020205 is a gift from Veronika Jenke.
Contents:
CD contents: 1. Kayira -- 2. Sunjata -- 3. Kelefaba -- 4. Kanu -- 5. Mali Cajo -- 6. Allah Baara -- 7. Kelefa Sumu
Summary:
Ten-year-old Sidikiba is about to be initiated into the world of the kora, a twenty-one stringed West African harp performed by his family for seventy generations. To become a kora player, like his father and grandfather before him, Sidikiba must honor and respect the wisdom of his elders, trust in the mystical secrets of his community, and above all else, be patient and practice hard.
Topic:
Boys  Search this
Kora (Musical instrument)  Search this
Music--Instruction and study  Search this
Kora music  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1112230