Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Dance song

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:50

  • Cultures

    Nyoro

  • Shelf mark

    C23/9

  • Subjects

    Nyoro dance song

  • Recording date

    1967-06

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    National Theatre, Kampala, Uganda

  • Performers

    Mr. Kizza (endongo), Muyinda, Evaristo 1916-1993 (endongo), Unidentified (budongo), Unidentified (drums), Unidentified (embaire), Unidentified (flute), Unidentified (nanga), Unidentified (panpipes), Unidentified (tube fiddle)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Nyoro dance song. Performance note: This recording features two Endongo [Ganda lyre]; one Nanga [Acholi zither]; flute and panpipes; Embaire [xylophone]; drums; one Budongo [lamellophone]; one tube fiddle. Performer's note: Both are Ganda. Other performers are Soga, Ganda and Acholi members and so this is slightly different melodically and in the drumming from a typical performance by pure Ganda musicians; there is some flutter tonguing in the flute part. Recording note: Recorded during a visit to the National Theatre to record the National Ensemble of the "Heartbeat of Africa" troupe. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is on TAPE PC 16, TRACK A, item no. 4.

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Dance song

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