Kenneth Gourlay Uganda Collection

Singing, drumming and dancing at a compound

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:55:58

  • Shelf mark

    2CDR0006179 (copy of C105/38 C1)

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Ken Gourlay collection

  • Recordist

    Gourlay, Ken

  • Description

    Singing and drumming and later shakers/anklets also. It sounds as if they are dancing; poor quality; one song/dance runs into another; at times Gourlay can be heard speaking to people in the compound about whether or not to thank the owner of the compound and the sun being in his eyes; Gourlay says: we are your uninvited guests but we take away all the music [probably talking to owner of compound]. [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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Singing, drumming and dancing at a compound

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