OLAC Record

Title:Lyre performance by Takkaale Buro in Laska
Contributor:Takkaale Buro
Contributor (researcher):Yvonne Treis
Description:Takkaale Buro, who masters a large repertoire of lyre music, performs twelve pieces, among them autobiographical songs, narrative songs, dance songs. The titles of the songs are as follows: File 001: asshamo played at weddings), File 002: woysa ('bamboo flute'), File 003: teese, File 004: iyaado, File 005: narrative song about gen'í macca ('wife of the gen'a-antelope') including a self-introduction of the musician, File 006: two songs, of which the first (up to 1:46 min) is in the zaya ('bamboo trumpet') rhythm, the second in the kaldi baaba-rhythm, File 007: baac'i (~ baac'a), File 008: tuud'í yetts ('buttock dance'), File 009: lawwase, a song played in the evening of mourning days and at days of the alma-ceremony, a commemoration day for a deceased, File 010: sibts'ire, a song that carries a personal name as a title, File 011: narrative song about kaní ('dog'). The great performance of the last song triggered spontaneous applause of the staff in the municipality compound where the recording was made. The songs of this session are discussed in the video-taped interview of session TB2012-01-15.
Yvonne Treis is a linguist and works on Ethiopian languages at CNRS in France.
K'oyaaso is a potter, a person with abundant knowledge about Baskeet traditions and a musician playing the lyre, the woysa-flute and the zaya-trumpet. He is the father of 14 children and husband of three wives.
Identifier (URI):https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1240938%23
Subject:various song types
Basketo language
English language
Subject (ISO639):bst


Archive:  Endangered Languages Archive
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OaiIdentifier:  oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1240938
DateStamp:  2018-10-30
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Citation: Yvonne Treis (researcher); Takkaale Buro. 2011-12-22. Endangered Languages Archive.
Terms: area_Africa area_Europe country_ET country_GB iso639_bst iso639_eng

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Country: EthiopiaUnited Kingdom
Area: AfricaEurope

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