"Kolo Kot Matani"

Band Teleu Nekaf SFW40447_109

Music of Indonesia, Vol. 20: Indonesian Guitars

Album Music of Indonesia, Vol. 20: Indonesian Guitars

"Kolo Kot Matani" is a song of welcome to a traveler. The words here, sung in Bahasa Dawan, the language of the Meto, describe a bird, called a kolo, with feathers of many colors. When this bird sings, it is a sign that a guest will come. The song says: we must meet the guest at the spring, a place of refreshment.

Disc Number 1
Track Number 9
Duration 6:57
Country(s) Indonesia
Culture Group(s) Meto
Instruments: Guitar
Language(s) Timor