Trevor Wiggins Ghana Music Collection

Kari and Nuru

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    02:14:53

  • Shelf mark

    C791/8

  • Subjects

    Choral music

  • Recording date

    1994-12-05

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Trevor Wiggins Ghanaian Music Collection

  • Recording locations

    Ghana, Upper West Region, Lawra District, Biligang

  • Recordist

    Wiggins, Trevor

  • Abstract

    (21) Bewa also used for Kari. Pogli vila ta tuur nibe i bewaa woo. Fu na pol a bang ni kuu woo bewaa woo. Lit: Beautiful girl don't insult people bɛwaa dance ground. Since you are beautiful you will die bewaa dance ground. Meaning: Even though you are beautiful you should not insult people at the bɛwaa dance (and other places) - you too will die one day. Notes: Use for Bewaa and Kari. (22) Nuru. Bikpiebi bagr bungber ke yuoro aa naa yel; (23) Nuru. Dangyir yee dangyir dang faa nga; (24) Kari. O maan wa wonne we wa (wonweeoo). E paar kyen ti wan (wonweeoo) wa ngma ke dugli; (25) Nuru. N na mi kyere ke be gyiele kyere ke be huune; (26) Nuru. Not known, but wedding song; (27) Not everyone knew the song. Stopped and changed it; (28) Nuru. Wa yam yee, n saa wa yam yee, wa yam kin kule yee; (29) Kari. Saayir gang muo, (response)senlere. Saayir gang muo, saayir gang muo (response) senlere laaliero; (30) Nuru. Lots of words - not known; (31) Nuru. (Chorus) Be na mi kul fu gyiiri ber e maa wa kul fu maali yang kyelwele lame fu bele yang me saa yir sor le; (32) Nuru. Nidaari yang na pog mi dogr a biiri u wa wie me; (33) Nuru. U-hu, be kure yee a pogbe, u-hu, be kure yee. E bunu paa kure pogbe?; (34) Kari. Can't hear the words.

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    Kari and Nuru recordings.

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