The 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 to
for use on the internet.
Ashej Seyaro : Nubian
wedding song in which the bridegroom is being complimented and
praised by the singers. Copyright
Diyo Wo Ailan: A love
song sung by young girls from the North of Sudan.Copyright for CD
"Sudaniyat", published in 1997
Dora: 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.