• AmaliaAyulDeng_songTheBuffaloOfTakamol 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert
    The recording at the center of this item is a Shilluk song. Shilluk people love one another and are united wherever they are found. During the war that started in 1983, many people left their homes and went to live in ...
  • AmaliaAyulDeng_songVisitingKingKwongo 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert; Bocay Onak, Maria
    The recording at the center of this item is a Shilluk song. Kwongo became king after the demise of King Ayang Anay in 1992. King Kwongo built his house in Silki in Omdurman. The women of Takamol went to visit King Kwongo ...
  • AmondingOttoGwado_RabbitAndCrocodile 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-08-19)
    The recording at the center of this item is an animal fable, narrated by a child. Fables are used in teaching the children about many things and how to behave in different situations. Elders like grandparents tell fables ...
  • AndrewWanhMayik_songEnergeticDance 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-10-29)
    The recording at the center of this item is a Shilluk song. The Dhøgalal young men wanted to win dancing mates. But the girls whom they wanted were already dancing with another group. And those other young men were boasting ...
  • AndrewWanhMayik_songFuneralSongForJagoAyoker 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert
    The recording at the center of this item is a Shilluk song. The composer of this funeral song of Chief Ayoker is unknown. But people think that it was composed by a relative. The composer was thinking that his relative, ...
  • AndrewWanhMayik_songGirlsAreTaken 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert
    The recording at the center of this item is a Shilluk song. Young men would seek new dancing mates if the girls with whom they dance were taken by another group. They can also seek to win girls from another village if they ...
  • AndrewWanhMayik_songTheSongOfDibalo 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert
    The recording at the center of this item is a Shilluk song. The Mahdists entered Khartoum on 28 January 1885. And the Mahdi declared an Islamic State with its capital in Omdurman. Mahdi died in June the same year and ...
  • AndrewWanhMayik_songYouWouldHaveBeenMarried 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-10-29)
    The recording at the center of this item is a Shilluk song. Young men would seek new dancing mates if the girls with whom they dance were taken by another group. They can also seek to win girls from another village if they ...
  • AnguyAdyengLwal_songAmagag 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-05-19)
    The recording at the center of this item is a song. Amagag comes after keb dance. Keb is a dance in which people dance in very big circles. There is no drum but the person who leads the song must have a strong voice, ...
  • AnguyAdyengLwal_songInstallationOfKwongo 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-05-19)
    The recording at the center of this item is a song. Kwongo Daak was elected as Shilluk King in 1992. Before the installation, he rebuilt the former kings’ shrines as required by the Shilluk norms. Then he went to Pachodo ...
  • AnguyAdyengLwal_songPadhyangCultivated 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-05-19)
    The recording at the center of this item is a song. There was famine in some areas in the northern Shilluk “Gär” in the year 1985. And many people left their villages and went to the north looking for food. Some villages ...
  • Anyang Malual 

    Remijsen, Bert; Impey, Angela; Ajuet Deng, Elizabeth Achol; Deng Yak, Simon Yak; Ayuel Ring, Peter Malek; Penn de Ngong, John; Reid, Tatiana; Ladd, D. Robert; Meyerhoff, Miriam (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, 2012-09-24)
    The songs in this collection were recorded and annotated as part of the project ‘Metre and Melody in Dinka Speech and Song’, a project carried out by researchers from the University of Edinburgh and the School of Oriental ...
  • Arthur the Rat 

    Girdwood, David; University of Edinburgh; Other (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology, and Language Sciences. Department of Linguistics and English Language, 2013-11-11)
    Readings of "Arthur the Rat" as recorded by both staff and students at the University of Edinburgh, from the end of 1949, through to the mid-60s. Please see the associated file "Read me Arthur the Rat.doc/.txt" for more ...
  • AtayoAwerYogeng_songYony 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-06-04)
    The recording at the center of this item is a song. Young men in the Shilluk Land visit girls if they want to persuade them to be their dancing mates or if they want to marry one of the girls. In this song, it seems that ...
  • Bol Deng 

    Remijsen, Bert; Impey, Angela; Ajuet Deng, Elizabeth Achol; Deng Yak, Simon Yak; Ayuel Ring, Peter Malek; Penn de Ngong, John; Reid, Tatiana; Ladd, D. Robert; Meyerhoff, Miriam (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, 2012-09-24)
    The songs in this collection were recorded and annotated as part of the project ‘Metre and Melody in Dinka Speech and Song’, a project carried out by researchers from the University of Edinburgh and the School of Oriental ...
  • BolAwangNyiker_songWijrek 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-05-19)
    The recording at the center of this item is a Shilluk song. Wijrek had no paramount chief before King Ayang. They kept complaining that they should not be part of Pachodo area in “Gär”, because Gär is too big and they are ...
  • Bor Bor Women 

    Remijsen, Bert; Impey, Angela; Ajuet Deng, Elizabeth Achol; Deng Yak, Simon Yak; Ayuel Ring, Peter Malek; Penn de Ngong, John; Reid, Tatiana; Ladd, D. Robert; Meyerhoff, Miriam (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, 2012-09-24)
    The songs in this collection were recorded and annotated as part of the project ‘Metre and Melody in Dinka Speech and Song’, a project carried out by researchers from the University of Edinburgh and the School of Oriental ...
  • CarlaNyanginoRoberto_WorkOfTheHome 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2013-12-12)
    The recording at the center of this item is a procedural narrative. The narrator here is telling what she used to do when she was a girl in Lul. House work of women work is not like the work of men or boys. House work is ...
  • children_Agar 

    Remijsen, Bert; Impey, Angela; Ajuet Deng, Elizabeth Achol; Deng Yak, Simon Yak; Ayuel Ring, Peter Malek; Penn de Ngong, John; Reid, Tatiana; Ladd, D. Robert; Meyerhoff, Miriam (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, 2012-09-24)
    The songs in this collection were recorded and annotated as part of the project ‘Metre and Melody in Dinka Speech and Song’, a project carried out by researchers from the University of Edinburgh and the School of Oriental ...
  • children_Ageer 

    Remijsen, Bert; Impey, Angela; Ajuet Deng, Elizabeth Achol; Deng Yak, Simon Yak; Ayuel Ring, Peter Malek; Penn de Ngong, John; Reid, Tatiana; Ladd, D. Robert; Meyerhoff, Miriam (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, 2012-09-24)
    The songs in this collection were recorded and annotated as part of the project ‘Metre and Melody in Dinka Speech and Song’, a project carried out by researchers from the University of Edinburgh and the School of Oriental ...