Music of Ethiopia has quite a long history and tradition.
The following are clips of the liturgical music of the Ethiopian
church. The Ethiopian church has two forms of liturgical music.
One of which is accompanied by flutes and othe traditional
instruments. The other is a chant to commemorate a religious
holiday or event.
The following music clips are copyrighted to Yared
Haile Sellassie and used with permission. These are clips
of an Ethiopian Church choir.
The Afar who live in Northern Ethiopia also have a long music
tradition. Afar music has a great deal of Arab influence but
retains a traditional Ethiopian style. The following clips
have been provided by Wetter.
from the Fatu
from Medina and Abdalla Lee