Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Mwetare = steady, no hurry - addressed to cows

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:04:25

  • Cultures

    Nyankore

  • Shelf mark

    C23/3

  • Subjects

    Nyawanda cattle tune

  • Recording date

    1967-11-11

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Kinoni, Southern Province, Uganda

  • Performers

    Kafuureka (omubanda)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Speakers

    Musisita, Christopher (male)

  • Description

    Item note: Nyawanda cattle tune. Announced as item 2a. Nyawanda cattle tune with recitation on Omubanda (3 holed notched bamboo flute - notch and holes cut and burned). Performance note: Instrumental flute passages alternate with recitation; flute tuning included. Recording note: Kafuureka is of the Omushanza clan, Nyarwand tribe. His father is from Rwanda but he was born in Nkore, his clan is found elsewhere in Nkore; Christopher Musisita is of the Omushikatkaw clan, Nyankore tribe. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is on TAPE PC 4 TRACK B item No. 10.

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Mwetare = steady, no hurry - addressed to cows

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