The Launeddas : the "Cunzertus"
Launeddas' different sets
(Qui per la versione Italiana)
The melodic canes mancosedda and mancosa manna play two melodies at the same time, they can have five different combinations of notes that always correspond to a portion fo a major scale. By putting together these five combinations in different ways, different "types" of Launeddas are created: the cunzertus .
Every cunzertu has its own specific name, the most common ones being: Mediana, Mediana a pipia, Fiorassiu, Simponia. Punt'e'Organu and Fiuda Bagadia.
Here follows a trancription on a D scale of the different cunzertus. Melodic notes of mancosa and mancosedda are in black and the white notes represent the arrefinu.
|Mediana a pipia|