This is an original Ambassel (Ethiopian pentatonic scale). It talks about dignity and migration: To lose the right to to
Music composed by Michele Giuliani, played by Atse Tewodros Project with the great dancer Melaku Belay.
A war song (shellela). In Ethiopian tradition, warriors entered the fray of battle shouting the name of their commander’s horse.
Here is the wonderful Melaku Belay dancing a traditional guragigna song.
A song form the great Mahmud Ahmed, so popular to became an Ethiopian standard.
In 2015 Atse Tewodros Project toured Italy with 10 concerts to commemorate the 80th anniversary of Italian invasion of Ethiopia.