Peter Cooke Uganda Collection
Fungula Mapesa = Undo your buttons
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Rwenzururu Movement song
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Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings
Bundibugyo, Bwamba, Tooro District, Uganda
Bukombe, Paolo (flute), Matte (hand claps), Unidentified (akayinga), Unidentified (drum), Unidentified (singer, female)
Item note: Rwenzururu Movement song. The song refers to the rape of Mukirane's wife by men of the Uganda Rifles. Followed by fragment of song with claps. Performance note: This recording features Nyamulere [notched bamboo flute] of the Konzo, drum, an old man, Matte, clapping his hands and a lady playing the akayinga rattle. Performer's note: Paolo Bukombe is of the Nususgha clan, from Kirumia [Gombolola agent - young Mukonzo man]. Recording note: Recordings made during a visit to Bundibugyo, Bwamba County, Tooro District. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is on TAPE PC 7, TRACK B, item no. 7 but announced as item no. 3.