"Rorogwela" is an old lullaby from the Island of Malaita, which is part of Solomon Islands. The original language version is phonetical.

Rorogwela - Solomon Island Children's Songs - Solomon Islands - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image

Notes

*Little brother or sister

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The song was sung by Afunakwa around 1970....
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Thanks and Acknowledgements

This song was collected and recorded around 1970 by French ethnomusicologist Hugo Zemp in the town of Fulinui. It was sung for him by Afunakwa,

Many thanks to Ruth Müller for sharing this lullaby with us!
Loose translation by Mama Lisa.

Image: From "The First Discovery of Australia and New Guinea" (1906) by George Collingridge De Tourcey.

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