Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Analytical recordings of lamellophones

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:05:36

  • Cultures

    Acholi (Labwor)

  • Shelf mark

    C23/14

  • Subjects

    Okeme dance 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

    Okello, Augustino (medium okeme), Omwony, Julian (singer, male, small okeme), Ongum, Moses (large okeme)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Okeme dance song. Analytical recordings and tunings of the following instruments: three okeme (lamellophone): medium, small, then large. Performer's note: All very young boys ages 9-11. Recording note: Recorded at 3 3/4 ips. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.19.B13 [announced as item 25a].

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