Kenneth Gourlay Uganda Collection

Dance songs for Edonga

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:36

  • Cultures

    Karamojong

  • Shelf mark

    2CDR0006164 (copy of C105/28 C2)

  • Recording date

    1967-08-11

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Ken Gourlay collection

  • Recording locations

    Lotome, Moroto, Uganda

  • Recordist

    Gourlay, Ken

  • Description

    Afternoon recording of general and ceremonial songs by Acia, Iruata, Nangiro, Irukol and Lokong. General song for dancing edonga: Icolongit a eyai aduka - (You can find) a hyrax sitting; Individual dance song for Edonga: Iruata: Engiro iyoki - My ox with a dark patch on the hump is being grazed; Individual dance song for Edonga: Lokong: Angolol ka ngimoe - At the enemy's river; Individual dance song for Edonga: Nangiro: Isuatakinitae akiwang - There are others who claim to shout out; Individual dance song for Edonga: Irukol: Tomunio tomunio - Cut, cut the ears; Individual dance song for Edonga: Acia: O kayeye ngimoru - The other side of the mountains.

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