曼丁格(Mandingue)族群分散在原古代马里帝国的领土上。自13世纪该帝国建立后,“索索•巴拉”就被视为曼丁格人民自由和团结的象征。“索索•巴拉”流行的文化地域和多卡拉家族的领地是重叠的,这个家族住在几内亚的尼亚加索拉村。“索索•巴拉”是一种神圣乐器,是一种西非木琴,长1.24米,由20个长度不等的小薄片组成,每片下面有一个共鸣器。多卡拉家族的族长就是这种打击乐器“索索•巴拉”的守护人,也只有他才可以在某些场合,如穆斯林新年或某些葬礼上演奏“索索•巴拉”,同时他也担当着教授七岁以上的儿童学习演奏的任务。“索索•巴拉”多用来伴奏中世纪非洲史诗,主要是马里帝国创建者,如苏茅洛•坎特和桑迪塔•基塔等的赞歌。

The Mandingue ethnic group was scattered over the territory of the original ancient Mali empire. Since the establishment of the empire in the 13th century, Sorso Barahas been regarded as a symbol of the freedom and unity of the Mandinger people. The popular cultural territory of the Soso Barraoverlaps with the territory of the Dokara family, which lives in the village of Niagara Sola in Guinea. Soso Barra is a sacred instrument, a West African xylophone, 1.24 meters long, consisting of 20 small pieces of varying lengths, each with a resonator below it. The patriarch of the Dokala family is the guardian of this percussion instrument Soso Bara, and only he can play Sasso Bara on certain occasions, such as Muslim New Year or some funerals, and he also acts as The task of teaching children over seven years old to learn to play. Soso Barrais used to accompaniment to medieval African epics, mainly the founders of the Mali Empire, such as Sumulo Canter and Sandy Tower.

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