Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Omukuri gw'ekitaaguriro

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:01:54

  • Cultures

    Nyankore

  • Shelf mark

    C23/6

  • Recording date

    1967

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Igambiro village in Igara county, Nkore, southwest Uganda

  • Performers

    Mr. Barugahare

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Omukuri melody to accompany ekitaaguriro men's dance. Performance note: This recording features Omukuri (flute); orunyege (box rattle or raft rattle) enyungu (earthenware beer pots); the melody played on this omukuri (flute - ender in Luganda) is traditionally designed as an accompaniment for Ekitaaguriro dance. The player starts his part as soon as the song stops. He is always followed or even accompanied by a woman's solo song known as ekirembeero. Traditionally a woman never plays omukuri. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is on TAPE PC 8, TRACK A, item no. 16.

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Omukuri gw'ekitaaguriro

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