Traditional songs in languages other than Amharic or Oromo

[arranged according to language family
and alphabetically]

Cushitic

Gedeo
Download audio files of 74 work songs recorded in 1977
(appendix to the study Wedekind 2013; size of the file: 192 MB)

Hadiyya
(1) Rich selection of audiovisuals; best introduction to Hadiyya culture on the web (HadiyyaJourney.com; Abb. Girma Manniso Waaxumo)

(2) Selected songs, drumming and dancing (recorded by Sarah Bishop)

Konso
Volume 12 in the “Éthiopiques” series published by Buda Musique (use playlist on YouTube).

Nilo-Saharan

Anywaa and Nuer
Songs from Gambella (webmaster: Sarah Bishop)

Berta
Audio and Audiovisuals (copyright: Benishangul Gumuz Language Development Project)

Omotic

Ari
Polyphonic singing (Academia website of Timkehet Teffera)

Baskeet
Blog on Baskeet musical instruments etc. by linguist Yvonne Treis (DVD with songs available from LLAC
AN)

Dorze
Polyphonic singings from Southern Ethiopia; film produced by Vincent Moon.

Gamo
Songs of Tsalke Ha Hu Folk Group; film produced by Vincent Moon & Jacob Kirkegaard with the help of Simeneh Betreyohannes

Malee
Film on DailyMotion about Malee kingship (filmmaker: Hugo Ferran)
[See also Hugo’s 2005 CD, Éthiopie méridionale. Musique des Maale: éloges et bénédictions. Paris: Coll. Terrains, Maison des Cultures du Monde, Inédit W 260120]

Semitic

Harari
Traditional women songs; film produced by Vincent Moon.