Song > Echo Songs > Tongo

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Title: Tongo
Composer: trad
Arrangement: trad
Lyrics: trad
Key: F Major
Vocal range: An 8th
Parts: 2
Grading: Easy
Theme: Polynesia / travelling / geography

Tongo

This traditional echo song from the Solomon Islands, Polynesia, depicts people in different long boats communicating over the water. ‘Tongo’ means ‘mangrove’ in Polynesian.