Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert. (2014). NyadhongoTwongObany_songWhiteBird, 2013 [sound]. University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language. http://dx.doi.org/10.7488/ds/33.
The recording at the center of this item is a song. Girls’ songs are like women songs; the difference is that girls focus on dancing the drum “bul”; that is the day-time dance. "Okok" is the white bird. This refers to an age set: the group of Nyadhongo from Adidhyang Village is called Okog. Adidhyang is very far from Pathworo Village, so the girls' brothers did not want their sisters to go for dance with that far village. But the girls refused to listen to their relatives, and continued dancing with the young men from Pathworo. The composer is married now, but you can feel how she sings the song. It takes her back to those beautiful days.
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