Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Tuning of different instruments

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:07:16

  • Shelf mark

    C23/9

  • Recording date

    1967-06

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    National Theatre, Kampala, Uganda

  • Performers

    (Soga Budongo), (Soga Embaire), Mr. Kizza (endongo), Mr. Kizza (fiddle), Muyinda, Evaristo 1916-1993 (endongo), Unidentified (fiddle), Unidentified (flute), Unidentified (nanga), Unidentified (panpipes)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Tuning of: a. Soga Embaire xylophone; b. Soga Budongo lamellophone; c. Acholi Nanga zither; d. Ganda endongo lyre; e. fiddle played by Mr. Kizza; f. other fiddle; g. panpipes; h. flute [not very willing]. 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. 5.

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