Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Iya Omugetum do Oneko won Pani Oko

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:01:48

  • Cultures

    Acholi (Labwor)

  • Shelf mark

    C23/14

  • Subjects

    Oletu [flute] song

  • Recording date

    1968-01-04 to 1968-01-07

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Anina Ta, Labwor, Acholi, Uganda

  • Performers

    Okidi (singer, male, oletu)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Oletu [flute] song. Performance note: One Oletu four holed notched flute made from the tree called Oletu (a type of bamboo?) described as a child's flute because this particular one was not well tuned; Pani is a reference to the owner of the house; Oletu flute is played for self-amusement and with cattle. Performer's note: Okidi from Anina ta. Recording note: Recorded at 3 3/4 ips. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.19.B8 [announced as item 21].

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