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Preparation for Jenyi dance
A funeral dance among the Madi people.
Madi dii eb'ema vule ogule
A lamentation in a form of a song.
Lowigo 'di mara
The song is for a murdered person and the people who are left alone.
The recording is of one of the performers singing the words" Alia mari bayo."
A song to remember a deceased person who was killed by people from another clan.
Goyo and the drum rhythms in Jenyi funeral dance
The musical instruments used in the performance of Jenyi funeral dance.
Eyi embe kwele ma iyo
A song performed when a woman dies.
Tete maru ya
The song is about the misery brought by the funeral.
Kaluma (vu eb'e ma a'dite)
The effects of loosing a relative.
This is a song for wailing and remembering the good days.