Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert. (2014). OttoGwadoAyoker_songFuneralSongForKingKur1, 2014 [sound]. University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language. http://dx.doi.org/10.7488/ds/74.
The recording at the center of this item is a funeral song. King Kur (1951-1974) was also called Along, Nyiryak and Nyibek. He is the son of King Gwang (1917-1944) who was also called Agany and Nyiker or Ayoker. Kur was a peaceful king, who did justice to everyone. He was loved by all the Shilluk people. So, when he died, people cried for him.
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