descendants of the Ancient Nubians live today in Southern
Egypt and Northern Sudan. The following songs are Nubian traditional
songs from Sudan. Throughout the centuries Egypt and Nubia
both have had great influences upon each others music so there
are great similarities between Egyptian and Nubian music.
Today many Nubians speak Arabic, so there is also a considerable
The following songs have all been explicitly copyrighted
Huether for use on the internet.
Seyaro : Nubian wedding song in which the bridegroom is
being complimented and praised by the singers. Copyright for
CD "Sudaniyat', published in 1997.
Wo Ailan: A love song sung by young girls from the North
of Sudan.Copyright for CD "Sudaniyat", published in 1997
An instrumental Nubian song, it is quite similar to those
songs from Egypt. Copyright to the CD "Salamat Khartoum" by
the group "Kambala" published in 1996.