Global Sounds

Saturday, 31 January 2015

Mamane BarkaBiram music from Niger

Niger musician Mamane Barka is the world’s only remaining master of the biram, a traditional harp-like instrument of the Boudouma nomads who live around the edge of Lake Tchad. In today’s programme, he’s joined by Oumarou Adamou who plays traditional percussion instruments from Niger: the kalangou, calebasse and the douma or spiritual drum (World Music Network INTRO 114CD)

Mamane BarkaMusic Details

TRAD: Pitti Kori - Mamane Barka (biram), Oumarou Adamou (percussion) (World Music 335114)
TRAD: Buni - Mamane Barka (biram), Oumarou Adamou (percussion) (World Music 335114)
TRAD: Mashi - Mamane Barka (biram), Oumarou Adamou (percussion) (World Music 335114)
TRAD: Alhadj - Mamane Barka (biram), Oumarou Adamou (percussion) (World Music 335114)
TRAD: Bulanga - Mamane Barka (biram), Oumarou Adamou (percussion) (World Music 335114)
TRAD: Kiota - Mamane Barka (biram), Oumarou Adamou (percussion) (World Music 335114)
BARKA: Tchidim - Mamane Barka (biram), Oumarou Adamou (percussion) (World Music 335114)
BARKA: Wo Kuru - Mamane Barka (biram), Oumarou Adamou (percussion) (World Music 335114)
TRAD: Doro Lelewa - Mamane Barka (biram), Oumarou Adamou (percussion) (World Music 335114)
TRAD: Banané - Mamane Barka (biram), Oumarou Adamou (percussion) (World Music 335114)