Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:30

  • Cultures

    Masaba

  • Shelf mark

    C23/3

  • 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), Wati, Antonio (singer, male, Mukassi)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    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: 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. 19.

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