World Songs & Conversations
KONY Equity and Diversity Summit
Yağmur Yağıyor - Turkish Nursery Song
Cultural informant: Ozgun Tasdemir, Adana, Turkey,
Jersey City, NJ
“Arap közi” Historic reference in original lyric:
“Arap” (the Arab girl) which has been replaced by “Komsü közi” (the neighbor girl)
Non-Muslim children ”tribute” were the more commonly known, population of children who were taken as slaves throughout the Ottomon Empire . There are images of paintings of both the Arab and the Blakan children (slaves) in homes and courts during the Ottoman Empire (1299-1923).
There are articles on the remnant “Afro-Turks”, who like
Other Afro-Europeans, are strong in their cultural identity.
Zigüe, Zigüe, Za! / Escravos de Jó
Yağmur Yağıyor Score
Zigüe/ Escravos de Jó Score
Brazilian Singing game.
Primary cultural informant (s): Angelica Vieriera, São Paolo, Brasil, NYC, Zeneide DeSouza, São Paolo, Brasil, Kearney, NJ, Dr. Judith King-Calnek, NYC.
Excellent documentary on slavery in Brazil:
An inconvenient history: BBC on Amazon Prime.
El Torito Pinto
Salvadoran traditional song.
Many clips on youtube.com Most informative will be put up on my website.
Cultural informants: Including Ricardo Torres, Ingrid, Daisy, Birmanian, from San Salvador, El Salvador, and villages including Dulce Nombre de Maria, El Paraiso, Alegria, San Rafael, El Salvador.
El Torito Pinto Lyrics & Tran
El Torito Pinto Score