Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Opuk (harp) song

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:17

  • Cultures

    Acholi

  • Shelf mark

    C23/1

  • Recording date

    1965

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Acholi district, Uganda

  • Performers

    Mr. Too, Oloya, Silvano

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Performance note: This Opuk (harp) song is performed with calabashes struck with wire brushes. Performer's note: Both performers are well known Acholi musicians. Recording note: Dubbed from tapes loaned by Fr. Okello of Gulu township. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is on 'TAPE PC 3, TRACK A'.

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