Ethnomusicology

After posting my recent blog post on the new alphabet chart for the Iyasa language, my friend Chris, who has been working here as an ethnomusicologist, mentioned to me that they had helped the Iyasa community write an alphabet song to help people learn the new alphabet.You can hear it here:

What is an Ethnomusicologist? These are people who combine musical talent and anthropology to help language communities meet their needs and goals by focusing on research, documentation and promotion of their artistic forms of communication. You can learn more here and here.

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