Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Ato iwang ali

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:18

  • Cultures

    Acholi

  • Shelf mark

    C23/14

  • Subjects

    Opuk woman's song

  • Recording date

    1968-01-04 to 1968-01-07

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Kuwangola homestead, Patongo village, East Acholi and Anina village, Labwor, Uganda

  • Performers

    Ajwang, A. (singer, male, opuk), Unidentified (singer, female)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Opuk woman's song. Performance note: One Opuk (musical bow - single string but strung across arch three times); player / singer uses chin to stop the longest as it is plucked while strumming other strings with hand. Performer's note: A. Ajwang of Ajali clan. Recording note: Recorded at 3 3/4 ips. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.19.B7.

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