Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Iseli - larger flute part

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:00:33

  • Cultures

    Masaba

  • Shelf mark

    C23/3

  • Subjects

    Wedding music

  • Recording date

    1966-01-01

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Bwagogo, Manjiya county, Bugisu, Uganda

  • Performers

    Namwiremi (singer, male, Muzezza)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Wedding music. This is a song about a certain woman who abused men and is approximately 20 years old. Performance note: This recording features the larger flute's part [Muzzeza]. Note hocketing techniques and mixture of playing and singing. Performer's note: A Musoga of the Musimbo clan. Namwiremi is son of Wakulua of the Bwagogo clan and he plays the Muzezza [male flute] and sings. Recording note: Recorded during a visit to Khumulele: wedding flute players, Bwagogo, Manjiya County, Bugishu. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is on TAPE PC 5 TRACK B item No. 15 b.

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Iseli - larger flute part

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