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Music of the Sudan: The Role of Song and Dance in Dinka Society, Album One: War Songs and Hymns

Various Artists
Music of the Sudan: The Role of Song and Dance in Dinka Society, Album One: War Songs and Hymns

Here is an opportunity to explore two genres of traditional song from the Dinka tribes of southern Sudan. War songs speak to the Dinka’s courage and ferocity, although the singers claim they are never aggressors. Hymns "reflect man’s reaction to the cruelties of a world he does not understand,...his appeal to God, spirits, and ancestors for their assistance," according to Dinka scholar Dr. Francis Deng

Extensive liner notes include English translations.

Track Listing

101
The Tol Feared Musicians in Khartoum 7:00
102
Abyei of Looc Musicians in Khartoum 6:08
103
Mabong De Kir Musicians in Khartoum 4:16
104
The White-Egret Headed Musicians in Khartoum 3:21
105
Chief Kuath Ajok Musicians in Khartoum 4:47
106
Do Not Abandon the Land Musicians in Khartoum 1:57
107
The Tribe of Abyei Musicians in Khartoum 1:35
201
The Feud Musicians in Khartoum 3:03
202
What Confounds Me Musicians in Khartoum 2:34
203
Garang Abak-Jang Musicians in Khartoum 1:29
204
Juany De Yar Musicians in Khartoum 2:06
205
The Tawny Age-Set Musicians in Khartoum 3:01
206
Tell Conyom Musicians in Khartoum 1:15
207
The Great Tribe Musicians in Khartoum 1:25

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