Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

'Pulukyelia Wanasyawo'

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:26

  • Cultures

    Masaba

  • Shelf mark

    C23/4

  • 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), Unidentified (singers, female and male), Wati, Antonio (singer, male, Mukassi)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: This is presumably a wedding song. Each flute is recorded on its own afterwards. Performance note: This recording features Khimileli notched bamboo flutes with two stops each (Muzezza: male flute, Mukassi: female flute). 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]. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is on TAPE PC 6, TRACK A, item no. 1..

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