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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby opipik » 2016-10-01, 10:25

Nam Tho Mawa Yigu Thur, a song in Tshangla, a Bodish language spoken in Bhutan, India (Arunachal Pradesh) and Tibet.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SDjxqpgK4g

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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby vijayjohn » 2016-10-02, 2:40

The Barbacoan languages are a family of languages spoken in Colombia and Ecuador, and one of them is Cha'palaa a.k.a. Cha'palaachi, Cayapa, Chachi, Kayapa, Nigua, and Cha'pallachi. It's spoken in northern Ecuador by the Chachi people. This is a song in Cha'palaa performed by Pablo de la Cruz, a Chachi from a community called Las Pavas, while he plays the marimba (a type of xylophone played in Central America and by Afro-Colombians and Afro-Ecuadorians):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWLRKdEmAfA

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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby OldBoring » 2016-10-02, 4:16

vijayjohn wrote:The Barbacoan language

Do speakers like to eat barbacoa?

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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby vijayjohn » 2016-10-02, 5:05

Languages, not language. ;)

And I have no idea. :P

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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby opipik » 2016-10-02, 8:59

Homai Sorbung, a Christian song in Sorbung, a Sino-Tibetan language (that sounds like English) spoken in India.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpRXFygoVmA

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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby h34 » 2016-10-03, 15:00

 (ckt) A song by Эргырон called Журавли/Cranes. The lyrics seem to be in Chukchi but I haven't found any more details, except that it is written by Галина Тагрина.

http://www.ergyron.ru/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=57&Itemid=116

http://chukotka-ansambles.edu87.ru/providenskijj/zhuravushka

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvGfcGBmjNI

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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby opipik » 2016-10-04, 18:27

Guambiano is a Barbacoan language spoken in Colombia. This is a Christian song called Kørrømisrmugun (pronounced [kəʐəmiʂmuɡun]).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJvYauX7A_c

(Note: the orthography is disastrous, <rr sr> [t͡ʂ ʂ] and the schwa is written as <ø> while) there's no <o>
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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby vijayjohn » 2016-10-05, 4:59

The Tucanoan languages are a family of languages spoken in the Amazon rainforest. Correguaje a.k.a. Koreguaje, Koreuaje, or Ko'reuaju, is a language from the Western Tucanoan branch of this family spoken in southern Colombia near the border with Ecuador and Peru. This is a video in which the Correguaje people talk a bit about their culture in both Correguaje and Spanish with English subtitles. There's a song at the very beginning of the video, part of which is repeated again at the end:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuY2xvrd6C4

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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby vijayjohn » 2016-10-08, 3:39

Siona a.k.a. Sioni, Ceona, Zeona, Pioje, Pioche-Sioni, Ganteya(bain), Koka, and Kanú, is another Western Tucanoan language that's spoken along the Putumayo River, which forms part of the border between Colombia and Ecuador. It's spoken on both sides of the border and is closely related to neighboring Secoya. This is a song in Siona and dance performed at a school:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0iVZH7jz6vI

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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby vijayjohn » 2016-10-08, 20:57

The Zaparoan languages are a small family of languages spoken in the Ecuadorian and Peruvian Amazon (there are only two other languages that are still spoken at all). Záparo, the language that gives this family its name, is moribund though a language revival movement is underway. It's spoken in Ecuador on the border with Peru. This is a Záparo song and dance:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YB6pzLAEG-g

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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby h34 » 2016-10-12, 10:20

 (kca) A song in Khanty called Ханты ясаң / Hanty jasaŋ ("Khanty Language") http://youtu.be/DCeugzD5v1E
http://forum.unilang.org/viewtopic.php?f=142&t=21358&hilit=Khanty

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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby vijayjohn » 2016-10-14, 22:32

The Jivaroan languages are a small language family of just four languages straddling the border between Ecuador and Peru in the Amazon Rainforest. Achuar-Shiwiar, a.k.a. Achuar, Shiwiar, Jivaro, and Maina, is one of these four languages. It's spoken along the Pastaza and Bobonaza rivers in Ecuador. This is a song in Achuar-Shiwiar sung by Jacinto and Jorge Caringkia, apparently for their own family and about ajapa ikiusmiajai or true harmony in the family:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZm41oBOZpc

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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby vijayjohn » 2016-10-19, 7:03

This is a song in a variety of Quechua called "Ally Kawsay" performed by a group called Awama Rina. I think it might specifically be Southern Pastaza Quechua a.k.a. Inga, a variety of Quechua spoken in the Loreto region in the Amazon rainforest in northern Peru. This group appears to be from that region, and this video suggests that their word for 'two' is ishki, whereas other varieties of Quechua spoken in the region appear to have a different word for 'two':
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gb9Aavy-bJc

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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby vijayjohn » 2016-10-22, 2:34

Candoshi-Shapra a.k.a. Murato is a language isolate spoken in the Peruvian Amazon. There are two varieties of this language, namely Candoshi and Shapra. The names of both varieties are/have been spelled in various ways. This is a short song in Shapra called "Catatua," recorded by Mary Ruth Wise, with commentary in Spanish before and after the song explaining what it's about. It's apparently a song addressed to various animals in the forest:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AQmcBxoeQc

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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby h34 » 2016-10-22, 18:23

 (sah) Two songs in Sakha-Yakut by a band called Ситим / Sitim ("connection", "network")
http://sakhatyla.ru/translate?q=%D1%81%D0%B8%D1%82%D0%B8%D0%BC

Сулус / Sulus ("Star")
http://youtu.be/p0215l_IfrA

Саныырын буолуо / Sanyyryn buoluo
http://youtu.be/S-2Dv6vOkj4
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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby vijayjohn » 2016-10-23, 4:40

The Cahuapanan languages are a family of just two languages spoken in the Peruvian Amazon, Chayahuita a.k.a. Chawi or Shawi and Jebero. They are not mutually intelligible, but both have borrowed a lot from Quechua. This is a Christian hymn in Chayahuita and then Spanish (apparently, the title means "Look At What My Lord Made") with an introduction in Spanish. The song begins around 1:25:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXBfzsE630w

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Re: Music in minority languages

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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby vijayjohn » 2016-10-24, 5:49

Lamas Quechua a.k.a. San Martín Quechua is a variety of Quechua spoken in the northern end of the Peruvian Amazon. San Martín is the name of one of the two regions it's spoken in (the other is Ucayali), and Lamas is a town in San Martín. This is a very short song in Lamas Quechua:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ta13PszQgGw

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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby h34 » 2016-10-24, 11:26

Two songs in one of the Yukaghir languages (I don't know which one) performed by Ирина Дускулова. The first song is called Улэгэн Умэ, the second one Чахадан.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yukaghir_languages
http://ling.uni-konstanz.de/pages/home/nikolaeva/documentation/index.html
http://anothersumma.net/Publications/TundraYukaghir.pdf

http://youtu.be/-ZUQ4TqiNBM
http://youtu.be/5eMbqYZgoc0
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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby vijayjohn » 2016-10-27, 5:22

The orthography for both of those songs suggests they're in Tundra Yukaghir.

Btw, I posted one song in Nanai last year and another in Forest/Kolyma/Southern Yukaghir, if you're interested. :)

This song, however, is in Nomatsiguenga, an Arawakan language in the Campan branch spoken in the Peruvian Amazon. One of my colleagues in grad school works on this language, or at least was working on it when I last saw and heard from her. Another tried to work on this language with her when she was first starting out, but they didn't have much success that time. This is a lullaby in Nomatsiguenga called "Kajiro Chomonte," apparently meaning 'fat little termite'. :P The lyrics are written in Roman script with subtitles in Spanish:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENZVYkrXqM8


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