OLAC Record

Title:Interview with the musicians Biittso Its'into and Worada Gebiro
Contributor:Biittso Its'into
Worada Gebiro
Ambaye Tsedeke
Seid Ali
Contributor (researcher):Yvonne Treis
Description:Ambaye Tsdeke Tirpe and Seid Ali Fayiso interview the two musicians Biits'o Its'into and Worada Gebiro, who are members of a bamboo-trumpet trio and who play at weddings and mourning ceremonies. They report about their life history as potters and as musicians. They detail the steps in wedding and mourning ceremonies.
Biittso is a potter and a passionate musician. He plays the lyre and the bamboo trumpet. As a bamboo trumpet player here is a member of trio who performs at mourning ceremonies and at cultural events.
Worada is potter, a bamboo trumpet and a lyre musician. He is member of a bamboo trumpet trio which performs at mourning ceremonies and at cultural events.
Ambaye was trained as a teacher and worked at different schools in the Basketo Special Woreda. At the time of the Baskeet documentation project he was one of the very free Baskeet native speakers who were fluent in English. In his freetime he worked as an assistant in the documentation project, carried out interviews, assisted in the transcription and translation and was a consultant in grammar and lexicon elicitation sessions.
Seid Ali Fayiso worked as an assistant in the Baskeet documentation project. He established contacts to local musicians and organised recording sessions. At the time of the project he worked in the Culture and Information Office of the Basketo Special Woreda.
Yvonne Treis is a linguist and works on Ethiopian languages at CNRS in France.
Identifier (URI):https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1241204%23
Basketo language
English language
Subject (ISO639):bst


Archive:  Endangered Languages Archive
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OaiIdentifier:  oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1241204
DateStamp:  2018-10-22
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Citation: Biittso Its'into; Worada Gebiro; Ambaye Tsedeke; Seid Ali; Yvonne Treis (researcher). 2012-01-21. Endangered Languages Archive.
Terms: area_Africa area_Europe country_ET country_GB iso639_bst iso639_eng

Inferred Metadata

Country: EthiopiaUnited Kingdom
Area: AfricaEurope

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