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Music of the West African Kora

Presented by Peter White Public Library at Peter White Public Library, Marquette MI

Oct 07 2017
Music of the West African Kora

Sean Gaskell will give a performance and educational demonstration on this 21-stringed instrument.

Enjoy an afternoon concert for all ages with Sean Gaskell at the Peter White Public Library on Saturday, October 7, at 3:00 pm in the library’s community room.  Sean will give a performance and educational demonstration on the Kora, an ancient 21-stringed harp from West Africa.  He will feature traditional songs that are the heart and soul of the Kora’s musical repertoire in addition to some of his own personal compositions.

 

The Kora is native to the Mande peoples who live within the countries of Gambia, Senegal, Mali, Guinea, and Guinea Bissau. The music is traditionally played by

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Peter White Public Library

217 N. Front Street, Marquette, MI 49855

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