Peter Cooke Uganda Collection
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Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings
Bwagogo, Manjiya county, Bugisu, Uganda
Namwiremi (singer, male, Muzezza), Wati, Antonio (singer, male, Mukassi)
Item note: Wedding music. This is a woman's song and can also be sung without flutes. Performance note: This recording features two Khimileli notched bamboo flutes with two stops each. 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. Antonio Wati, brother of Namwiremi, plays the Mukassi [female flute]. 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. 17.
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