Kenneth Gourlay Uganda Collection

Kuku music

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:09:43

  • Cultures

    Tyap

  • Shelf mark

    2CDR0006175 (copy of C105/35 C7)

  • Recording date

    1977-05-29

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Ken Gourlay collection

  • Recordist

    Gourlay, Ken

  • Description

    All notes transcribed from spoken announcements on tape: ...the music we had in Makabong...Kuku music with pingpoong (?) with the badjac; [much disscussion then a female singer starts song with a chorus of women joining her. Rhythmic accompaniment by wooden sticks (?); break - male leader starts another song with mixed chorus]; [more discussion then another song also led by female with mixed chorus and the same rhythmic accompaniment]. [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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