Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Mixed dances

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:08:08

  • Cultures

    Chiga

  • Shelf mark

    C23/5

  • Recording date

    1966-10-09

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Police ground, Fort Portal, Western Province, Uganda

  • Performance occasion

    Independence Anniversary Celebrations

  • Performers

    Butuku group, Kalezi's group, Rubona group

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Performance note: There were four different groups of entertainers from various parts of Tooro, performing on the field in a large roped enclosure before a large and appreciative crowd. Performer's note: All the groups involved were invited to the playing field to perform at the same time. Recording note: Field worker walked around from group to group to make analytical recordings of the drum rhythms of these groups. Recordings made during a visit to Fort Portal, Tooro district, for the Independence Anniversary Celebrations on the police ground. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is on TAPE PC 7, TRACK B, item no. 4.

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