Kora lessons – Special N. 3 – Kelefa Ba is everywhere


In this special kora lesson number 3, you don’t have to do anything but listen it…

I’ve thought: what happens if I combine the Kelefa Ba basic rhythm to the basic rhythms of others songs?

So, I play:

Kelefa Ba + Bani

Kelefa Ba + Jarabi

Kelefa Ba + Allah lake

And so on…

Let’s see it!

I’ve recorded two video and playing over myself, but in the final video result I could not be able to properly synchronize the two video files… so sometimes it seems that I’m not playing but the music goes on or viceversa… sorry for this.

What I really like is to let you listen the sound combination!

Thanks and good kora practice!

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Kora Lessons – Special N.1 – Kelefa Ba On Piano – Part 2

This is a special  kora lesson so much that it is a piano lesson! We will see how to play the basic rhythm of the song Kelefa Ba on the piano.
I did the exact transposition for the piano as the rhythm is played on the kora.
Music has no boundaries, neither cultural nor instrumental!
West African and European music are not that far apart and can find different points of union: this is one.

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– Video lesson in HD.
– First-person view of the piano.
– Music sheet of the song.
– Various steps of learning.
– Numerical, visual and musical indications of the notes to play.
– Spoken language in Italian with English subtitles.

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Kora Lessons – Special N.1 – Kelefa Ba On Piano – Part 1

This is a special  kora lesson so much that it is a piano lesson! We will see how to play the basic rhythm of the song Kelefa Ba on the piano.
I did the exact transposition for the piano as the rhythm is played on the kora.
Music has no boundaries, neither cultural nor instrumental!
West African and European music are not that far apart and can find different points of union: this is one.

/
– Video lesson in HD.
– First-person view of the piano.
– Music sheet of the song.
– Various steps of learning.
– Numerical, visual and musical indications of the notes to play.
– Spoken language in Italian with English subtitles.

Continue reading...