Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Independence Anniversary Celebration, part 2 of 3: Amakwekwe

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:01:55

  • Cultures

    Konjo

  • Shelf mark

    C23/2

  • Subjects

    Kasai dance (originated in Congo)

  • Recording date

    1967-10-09

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Kasese Police ground, Kasese, Western Province, Uganda

  • Performance occasion

    Independence Anniversary Celebration

  • Performers

    Rwenzori Drama and Cultural Society Group B

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Kasai dance (originated in Congo). This is an Independence Anniversary Celebration. Performance note: This recording features one single skin drum, Akasi hoe (gong), two tin shakers and ereikemba. Performer's note: All members of Rwenzori Drama and Cultural Society Group B are from Bwera and district. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is on TAPE PC 4 TRACK A item No. 25 b.

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Independence Anniversary Celebration, part 2 of 3: Amakwekwe

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