Peter Cooke Uganda Collection
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Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings
Bwagogo, Manjiya county, Bugisu, Uganda
Namwiremi (singer, male, Muzezza), Unidentified (singers, female and male), Wati, Antonio (singer, male, Mukassi)
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..