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Demissie, Zerfu : Akotet: Songs of the Begena (Terp African Series)

Ethiopian master Zerfu Demissie on solo Begena, a large traditional framed string instrument, sought out for this recording Andy and Terrie Ex.

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Label: Terp African Series
Catalog ID: Terp AS-12
Squidco Product Code: 9637

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2008
Country: The Netherlands
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded August 12, 2006 at Zerfu's home in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia by Jeroen Visser.


Zerfu Demissie-begena, vocals

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track listing:

1. Alayenem Belu, Alsemanem Belu

2. Degwawen Kitetut

3. Arb Yetaredewn

4. Ahadu Belo K'idus

5. Arb, Rob, Inegedef

6. Ne'i, Ne'i Kidane Mehret

7. Efoy Ta'ageseke

8. Sek'let

9. Dingelim

10. Esme Ante

11. Godana
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Cultural Musics from Around the World
Stringed Instruments

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Ethiopian master Zerfu Demissie on Begena, a large traditional framed string instrument, and on voice. Andy and Terrie Ex, in one of their explorations of Ethiopian music, sought out Zerfu Demissie to make this set of recordings, which they did at Demissie's home in Addis Abeba.

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