John Low East Africa Collection

Marriage song

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:01:12

  • Cultures

    Somali

  • Shelf mark

    C27/12

  • Recording date

    1985-07-30

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Low collection

  • Recording locations

    Sablaale settlement, Somalia

  • Performers

    Axmed, Saynab (singer, female)

  • Recordist

    Low, John

  • Description

    Item notes: Sung to girls at marriage. Performer notes: From the Buhoodle district; previously was a livestock herder with her parents, now an extension worker - poultry. Recordist's notes: in John Low's notes, this is no. 24 of Tape 1, Side 2 [Somalia tapes]

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