Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert. (2014). AnguyAdyengLwal_songAmagag, 2014 [sound]. University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language. https://doi.org/10.7488/ds/77.
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, sometimes the song is led by two people. When people become tired of dancing keb, they sit down in a wide circle and amagag begins. In amagag people clap their hands as they sing. And a number of girls go to choose the men to dance with in the circle. When they are tired, they come and sit, and a new group goes to dance. When amagag songs are finished or the people are tired, they disperse. In this song, the composer is encouraging his group of Padhyang Village to go and look for girls with whom they will dance, after they lost their dancing mates. He blames some people from their group who do not dance well for the lost dancing mates. They were accepted by the girls of Alwiy in Lul area. Lul is far from Padhyang, the villages between Padhyang and Lul to the south are: Golbangyo, Nyigir, Pachodo and Kwom. The composer and his friend think that they made it because they are handsome with perfect white teeth, and they are educated. They are also feeling proud because they did not use any witchcraft for that purpose.
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