Traditional songs in languages other than Amharic or Oromo

[arranged according to language family
and alphabetical order]

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
» Watch rich selection of audiovisuals
(HadiyyaJourney.com; Abb. Girma Manniso Waaxumo)

» Watch selected songs, drumming and dancing 
(recorded by Sarah Bishop)

Konso
» Listen to volume 12 in the “Éthiopiques” series
(published by Buda Musique)

Nilo-Saharan

Anywaa and Nuer
» Learn about and watch songs from Gambella
(webmaster: Sarah Bishop)

Berta
» Listen to audio tracks and watch audiovisuals
(Benishangul Gumuz Language Development Project)

Omotic

Ari
» Watch polyphonic singing
(Academia website of Timkehet Teffera)

» Watch song Dishta Gina by Tariku Gankisi (2021),
(YouTube, Nahom Records)

Baskeet
» View blog on Baskeet musical instruments, etc.
(by linguist Yvonne Treis; DVD with songs available from LLACAN)

Dorze
» Watch polyphonic singing from Southern Ethiopia
(film produced by Vincent Moon)

Gamo
» Watch songs of Tsalke Ha Hu Folk Group;
(film produced by Vincent Moon & Jacob Kirkegaard
with the help of Simeneh Betreyohannes)

Maale
» Watch selected ‘secular’ songs

» View web companion to chapter on Maale gospel music
(includes audio with Maale traditional songs, etc.)

Semitic

Harari
» Watch traditional women songs
(film produced by Vincent Moon)