Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Omurara

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:54

  • Cultures

    Konjo

  • Shelf mark

    C23/8

  • Subjects

    Nyamulere song

  • Recording date

    1966-12-31

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Mutiti, Bundibugyo, Bwamba, Uganda

  • Performers

    Apolo (drum), Kimosimosi, Saduraka (smaller drum), Metusera, Suza (dancer), Mumbere, Jeremiah (Nyamulere), Mumbere, Leo (larger drum)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Performance note: This recording features Nyamulere flute (one player); two Engoma - Uganda-type drums (double-skin laced; larger beaten with two sticks; smaller used elephant skin on top, cow or goat skin other end: played for weddings, beer paries and at home for entertainment); one dancer bell strap on right leg: 8-10 bells attatched to leather, strapped just below knee; danced by stamping right foot on ground on clapped beat. Performer's note: Apolo - Peter Cooke's guide - sticks on side of drum. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is on TAPE PC 11, TRACK A, item no. 5.

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Omurara

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