goges

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Scope note
Single-string spike fiddles of the Savanna area of West Africa, consisting of a half-kalabash resonator covered with monitor lizard skin with a hole on one side, a straight or curved wooden neck running through the resonator, a V- or Y-shaped wooden bridge, and a horsehair string.
goges
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024