Peter Cooke Uganda Collection
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Movement song: nyamulere song
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Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings
Mutiti, Bundibugyo, Bwamba, Uganda
Kimosimosi, Saduraka (smaller drum), Metusera, Suza (dancer), Mumbere, Jeremiah (Nyamulere), Mumbere, Leo (larger drum)
Item note: Movement song: nyamulere song. Refers to rape of Isaya Mukirane's wife by Uganda Rifles after attack when Mukirane was killed. 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. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is on TAPE PC 11, TRACK A, item no. 6.