Ojwee Nahman – Rigi rigi instrumental

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Published on February 8, 2014 by Evert Aalten

Scandal Studios – Ugandan Recordings

The instrument Ojwee Nahman is playing has many names: ‘tube fiddle’, aka ‘one string violin’, aka ‘endingidi’, aka ‘rigi rigi’. However you call this type of bowed string instrument; it has one metal string, a wooden tube resonator (covered with goat-, monitor lizard- or python skin), sounds like a violin and is extremely hard to play.

* Production: Evert Daniel Aalten
Camera: Karin van Bemmel

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