Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Ndelendele / Murasigha abamama benyu muthi sibandu / Kathonda

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:08:58

  • Cultures

    Konjo

  • Shelf mark

    C23/8

  • Subjects

    traditional ekinanga harp song

  • Recording date

    1966-12-31

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Mutiti, Bundibugyo, Bwamba, Uganda

  • Performers

    Siaghira, Wakannanga (ekinanga), Unidentified (singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Traditional ekinanga harp song. For a diagram of endara see Peter Cooke file in Sound Archive office. Performance note: This recording features one Ekinanga eight stringed bow harp type; the performer bought it from another Mukonjo, right hand playing lower three notes only with thumb and 1st finger; left hand played rest with thumb and three fingers. Performer's note: Wakannanga Siaghira is from Bunyamwera. He teaches a few youngsters in the area and this is his favorite song. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is on TAPE PC 11, TRACK A, item no. 9, 10 and 11.

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Ndelendele / Murasigha abamama benyu muthi sibandu / Kathonda

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