Kenneth Gourlay Uganda Collection

Xylophone music in a bar

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:08:37

  • Cultures

    Tyap (Kagoro)

  • Shelf mark

    2CDR0006172 (copy of C105/32)

  • Recording date

    1976

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Ken Gourlay collection

  • Recording locations

    Kagoro, Nigeria

  • Performers

    Edi Ezurmi

  • Description

    All notes transcribed from spoken announcements on tapes: the recording now is by Edi Ezurmi at Kwastan [?] club, Kagoro and the members of the group are....[7 or 8 performers introduce themselves]; xylophone, female and male singing/speaking and female ululations. [See also: Ames, David W. and Gourlay, Ken A. (1978): "Kimkim: A Woman's Musical Pot" from African Arts 11 (2) p.60 for reference to the xylophone and beer club; For detailed notes and cross references see: "A descriptive catalogue of recorded sound" compiled by Ken A Gourlay for the musicology section of the Centre for Nigerian Cultural Studies, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria].

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Xylophone music in a bar

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