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Tuareg

Traditional Tuareg music has two major components: the moncord violin anzad and a small tambour called tende. Traditional songs called Asak and Tisiway (poems) are sung by women and men during feasts and social occasions. Another popular Tuareg musical genre is takamba, characteristic for its Afro-Berber percussions. Vocal music tisiway: poems tasikisikit: songs performed by women, accompanied by tende, men on camel back turn around asak: songs accompanied by anzad monocord violin. Read more on Last.fm.