Various Artists

Various Artists: Music of the Sudan / Various

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Product Type: CD
Artist: Various Artists

Title: Music of the Sudan / Various
Label: Folkways Records
Product Type: COMPACT DISCS

Music is a dignified expression for the Dinka tribes of Southern Sudan. Here is a presentation of hymns and war songs of the type that are sung at a funeral for a chief, in this case, that of scholar Dr. Francis Deng's father. The hymns and war songs are focused towards the occasion of death, though the energetic and strident style of delivery may appear to belie the solemnity of a funeral. Extensive liner notes include English translations.

Tracks:
1.1 The Spears of Nyonbok
1.2 The Age-Set
1.3 The Tribe of Babo
1.4 Collection of Hymns
1.5 Drumming
1.6 I Quilled His Back
1.7 Our Grey One
1.8 Kwol
1.9 The Rek Stampeded
1.10 Forest Men
1.11 I Am Like the Governor
1.12 Arumjok, "Pied Ibis"
1.13 I Ran After the Dance
1.14 Throwing the Gun Away
1.15 I Am Left Alone
1.16 Combination of War Songs
1.17 Manyang Wet Himself
1.18 Manyang Buried Himself Alive
1.19 Untitled

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