OLAC Record

Title:Performance of wedding and pearl songs by Weynishet Al'o, Assabacho Askamo and Dassito Tujjo
Contributor:Weynishet Al'o
Assabacho Askamo
Dassito Tujjo
Description:Performance of wedding and pearl songs by Weynishet Al'o, Assabacho Askamo and Dassito Tujjo perform 5 wedding songs and one pearl song. Some songs are repeated several times to improve the performances. The wedding song sibaako siwaane is recorded in File 001, 002 and 003. In File 001 and File 002 Assabacho leads, Weynishet follows and Dassito plays the accompanying lyre. In the third repetition, File 003, Weynishet leads, Assabacho follows and Dassito plays the lyre. File 004 contains the wedding song alambushe; in the performance Weynishet leads. The pearl song is recorded in File 005, 006 and 007. In File 005 Dassito leads and plays the lyre, while Weynishet and Assabacho follow; in File 006 Weynishet leads and Assabacho follows, Dassito plays the lyre - note that at the beginning of the recording, the women discuss who should lead, they agree on Weynishet, who leads in all the following recordings. The wedding song innimure is recorded in File 008 and 009. File 010 is a performance of the wedding song ayendiko hay yeebe. File 011 is a performance of the wedding song boolime without lyre accompaniment.
Weynishet Al'o is a farmer from Mootikessa-Arzak'a, an Orthodox Christian, and a person with a great knowledge of wedding and mourning songs.
Identifier (URI):https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1241347%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:MPI1241347
DateStamp:  2018-10-22
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Citation: Weynishet Al'o; Assabacho Askamo; Dassito Tujjo. 2011-12-26. 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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