Music in minority languages

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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby vijayjohn » 2019-04-14, 19:56

Ama a.k.a. Nyimang is one of two languages that are apparently related to the Nubian languages. It is one of various languages spoken in the Nuba Mountains or Nuba Hills; the border between Sudan and South Sudan runs through these mountains. This is a clip of singing and dancing from the Nuba Mountains, but I'm not sure whether it's in Ama or one of the other languages indigenous to this area:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhKzxDFgSXg

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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby vijayjohn » 2019-04-22, 20:44

The Kadu languages are a small family of languages spoken in the Nuba Mountains. They have variously been classified as Niger-Congo and then Nilo-Saharan, both on the basis of little evidence, and may in fact not be related with other languages at all. Tulishi a.k.a. Tullishi, Kuntulishi, Thulishi, or Tulesh is one of the members of the Kadu language family. This is a song in Tulishi:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uALwSszQhdA

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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby vijayjohn » 2019-04-24, 2:01

Logorik a.k.a. Liguri (perhaps also known as Logori) is one of the Daju languages, which are a group of languages scattered across a wide area in Chad and Sudan and part of the Eastern Sudanic proposal. It's related to the Dar Sila Daju spoken a long ways away in Chad, but Dar Sila Daju is a Western Daju language whereas Logorik is an Eastern Daju language and thus from a different branch of the Daju family from Dar Sila Daju. This is a (11+-minute-long) video of singing and dancing, apparently of a ceremony, and the singing is apparently in Logorik:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0sZtAV_nXE

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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby vijayjohn » 2019-05-11, 3:41

Dilling is a Hill Nubian language (as is Karko, one of the languages I posted a song in earlier) spoken in the Nuba Mountains in southern Sudan near the town of Dilling. This is a video of a dance accompanied by a song that apparently is in the Dilling language:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJruBTQGIyM

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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby vijayjohn » 2019-05-16, 5:50

Wali a.k.a. Walari, Walarishe, or Wele is another Hill Nubian language spoken in the Nuba Mountains to the southwest of where Karko is spoken and to the northeast of a town called Katla. This is a video from 2016 of a traditional dance accompanied by singing in Wali:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynujOT9hatI

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Re: Music in minority languages

Postby vijayjohn » 2019-05-27, 4:33

Thuri a.k.a. Turi is a Luo language spoken in South Sudan. The Luo languages are Western Nilotic languages (like Dinka) and include Thuri and Dholuo, former American president Barack Obama's father's native language. These are two traditional (Christmas?) songs in Thuri:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_TlXHUm5KM


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