321.331 Half-spike or tanged bowl lutes

Kuntigi, tanged lute, with two strings. Small lute, made of a pilchard tin, covered with goatskin. The wooden neck goes through the body, ending in the soundhole, where a bridge at the end serves also as stringholder. Strings are fastened to the top of the neck with leather thongs. (photograph of Adamu playing it, plus recording, available).

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