Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Ngeya ya Rwenzururu

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:01:02

  • Cultures

    Konjo

  • Shelf mark

    C23/2

  • Subjects

    Rwenzururu movement song (traditional Konzo song)

  • Recording date

    1967-10-09

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Kasanga Mission, near Bwera, Bukonjo, Uganda

  • Performers

    Masereka, Leo "Young blood" (singer, male), Unidentified (singers, male), Unidentified (Uganda drum)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Rwenzururu movement song (traditional Konzo song). Ngeya ya Rwenzururu = Ngeya monkey of Rwenzururu. This is the national anthem of the movement. Performance note: This recording features one Uganda drum beaten with two sticks. Performer's note: Leo "Young blood" Masereka of Kasanga and chorus of young boys. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is on TAPE PC 4 TRACK A item No. 24.

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Ngeya ya Rwenzururu

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