For the sake of a song

Nyere-nye Bangany Nyaye

CD 1, Track 12

TRACK 12 (Mar88-04-s03) Song 9: Nyere-nye Bangany Nyaye

       
Sung text  Free translation 
nyere nye bangany nyaye  Nyere nye song nyaye 
lima rak-pe ngadja ngaye  Lima my eternal country ngaye 
(repeated) 
ii  Ii 

This is another lerri ‘happy’ song. In this song Barrtjap refers once again to his country, ‘my eternal country,’ but without naming it.

Song structure summary

VOCAL SECTIONS 1-2

Melodic section 1

Text phrases 1-4

Rhythmic mode 5b (fast doubled)

   
nyere  nye   bangany  nyaye 
SW  SW  song  SW 

Nyere nye song nyaye

   
lima  rak  -pe  ngadja  ngaye 
SW  country  forever  1MIN.S.PRO  SW 

Lima my eternal country ngaye

Melodic section 2

Text phrase 5

Rhythmic mode 5b (fast doubled)

   
ii 
SW 

Ii

INSTRUMENTAL SECTIONS 1-2

Rhythmic mode 5b (fast doubled) [moves into Rhythmic mode 5c at the very end of IS2]

VOCAL SECTIONS 3-4

Melodic section 1

Text phrases 1-4

Rhythmic mode 5c (fast uneven quadruple)

   
nyere  nye   bangany  nyaye 
SW  SW  song  SW 

Nyere nye song nyaye

   
lima  rak  -pe  ngadja  ngaye 
SW  country  forever  1MIN.S.PRO  SW 

Lima my eternal country ngaye

Melodic section 2

Text phrase 5

Rhythmic mode 5c (fast uneven quadruple)

   
ii 
SW 

Ii

INSTRUMENTAL SECTIONS 3-4

Rhythmic mode 5c (fast uneven quadruple)

CODA

Rhythmic mode 5c (fast uneven quadruple)

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