Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

'Okiinde emondo' = 'Gird up the skin of the emondo'

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:01:42

  • Cultures

    Chiga

  • Shelf mark

    C23/1

  • Subjects

    Kiga dance

  • Recording date

    1964-12

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    home of Wunjnoah's (6th form student at Makerere College school) father, Kigezi, Uganda

  • Performers

    Unidentified (singers, female and male)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Kiga dance. Performance note: One drum (this can't be heard but is in documentation) and voices are featured in this recording. Singers are clapping and ululating. Performer's note: Wunjnoah's family. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is on side 1 [Track A] of his 'TAPE PC 2'.

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'Okiinde emondo' = 'Gird up the skin of the emondo'

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