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 and African Studies in London, and funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council as part of their 'Beyond Text' programme. The project aimed to understand the interplay between traditional Dinka musical forms and the Dinka language (which distinguishes words not just by different consonants and vowels but also by means of rhythm, pitch and voice quality), and to learn more about the way the song tradition responded to the disruptions of the long Sudanese civil war. In this context, we aimed to record a large collection of Dinka songs for preservation in a long-term sound archive. This collection is the result of that effort. It presents song material from 36 Dinka singers and groups of singers. Further details can be found in the readme file. The collection is accompanied by an index, which is explained in the readme file.

Each "Title" folder in the collection presents the songs and associated materials of either a single singer or a group of singers. The items can be downloaded individually or as a compressed folder (using the "Download Dataset" button at the top of each Title). The readme and index files relating to the song collection as a whole are included in each Title folder.

Items in this Collection

  • James Aguer 

    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 ...
  • Ageer Padang 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 ...
  • Hol Bor Group 

    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 ...
  • Ahoch Miin 

    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 ...
  • Ading Wiu 

    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 ...
  • Ageer Padang Men 

    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Isaiah Garang 

    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_Bor 

    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 ...
  • Deng Jok 

    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 ...
  • Deng 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 ...
  • Francis Chol 

    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Akoy Tiemraan 

    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 ...
  • Deng Fanan 

    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 ...
  • Garang 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 ...
  • Nyibol Aleu 

    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 ...
  • Twic Rek Men 

    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 ...
  • Kan Wai 

    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 ...

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