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[Somalia, Muqdisho, Afgooye, and elsewhere, 1987] / collected by John Johnson.
Date
1987
Main contributor
Johnson, John William, 1942-
Summary
This collection of Somali poetry includes recitations of a multitude of genre including religious music associated with Ramadan and recreational poetry and songs including churning, pounding, mat-weaving, sheep, goat and cattle-watering, welcoming and children's songs.
Contributor
Indiana University, Bloomington. Archives of Traditional Music.
Subjects
Work songs; Wedding music; Ramadan; Children's songs; Somali poetry; Rites and ceremonies; Heellos; Gabays; Wiglos; Songs, Somali; MO04
Location
Somalia
Collection
Archives of Traditional Music
Unit
Archives of Traditional Music
Language
Somali
Physical Description
102 sound cassettes : analog, 1 7/8 ips + documentation.
Notes

Epic poetry.

Accompanied by extensive indexes and some transcriptions and translations.

Deposited at the Archives of Traditional Music by Johnson in 1989; under option 1.

Local Note

See also related collection ATM accession number 89-096-F.

cass 3280--3381

MDPI

Performers

Seventy-seven named informants and 21 unidentified, vocals.

Statement of Responsibility

collected by John Johnson.

Venue/Event Date

Recorded by Johnson at SOMAC, Muqdisho, Afgooye and in the Sool region of Somalia from February to October 1987.

Other Identifier
Catalog Key: 90556